Oscar Wilde

1854 - 1900

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

The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on genius and tolerance

The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on doubt, interest, and reason

It is only about things that do not interest one that one can give a really unbiased opinion, which is no doubt the reason why an unbiased opinion is always valueless.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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

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Life is too important to be taken seriously.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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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.

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on music and romance

Music makes one feel so romantic - at least it always gets on one's nerves - which is the same thing nowadays.

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on love, understanding, and women

Women are meant to be loved, not to be understood.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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