Oscar Wilde

1854 - 1900

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.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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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.

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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.

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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 illness, kindness, and sympathy

The modern sympathy with invalids is morbid. Illness of any kind is hardly a thing to be encouraged in others.

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde

The unspeakable in full pursuit of the uneatable.

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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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