Oscar Wilde

1854 - 1900

A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on courage and yielding

Some temptations are so great it takes great courage to yield to them.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on world and worth

A map of the world that does not include Utopia is not worth glancing at.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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

Experience is one thing you can't get for nothing.

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on force and reason

I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable. There is something unfair about its use. It is hitting below the intellect.

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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.

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

In all matters of opinion, our adversaries are insane.

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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.

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

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It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.

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

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Life is too important to be taken seriously.

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on excess and moderation

Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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