Oscar Wilde

1854 - 1900

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

Woman begins by resisting a man's advances and ends up blocking his retreat.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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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.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on drinking and work

Work is the curse of the drinking classes.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde

A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

Source: Oscariana

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde

Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.

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

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I have nothing to declare except my genius.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

Source: response to an American customs official

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

Genius is an infinite capacity for giving pains.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on art, genius, learning, nature, and talent

Genius learns from nature, its own nature. Talent learns from art.

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

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There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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