Oscar Wilde

1854 - 1900

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.

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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 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.

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on instinct and women

Women have a wonderful instinct about things. They can discover everything except the obvious.

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