Oscar Wilde

1854 - 1900

A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on kindness and vulgarity

I dislike arguments of any kind. They are always vulgar, and often convincing.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on insanity

In all matters of opinion, our adversaries are insane.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on america and discovery

Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it had merely been detected.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on happiness and people

Some people cause happiness wherever they go. Some people cause happiness whenever they go.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on punctuality and time

Punctuality is the thief of time.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on education and society

Society produces rogues, and education makes one rogue cleverer than another.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on choice, enemies, friendship, and good

I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their good intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on curiosity, habits, journalism, and worth

The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything. Except what is worth knowing. Journalism, conscious of this, and having tradesman-like habits, supplies their demands.

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on death, good, reputation, and survival

One can survive everything, nowadays, except death, and live down everything except a good reputation.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on seriousness

Seriousness is the only refuge of the shallow.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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