Oscar Wilde

1854 - 1900

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.

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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.

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on dawn, rest, and world

A visionary is one who can find his way by moonlight, and see the dawn before the rest of the world.

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on popularity, vulgarity, and war

As long as war is looked upon as wicked, it will always have its fascination. When it is looked on as vulgar, it will cease to be popular.

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

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No man is rich enough to buy back his past.

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