Oscar Wilde

1854 - 1900

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.

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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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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on lies and perfection

The true perfection of man lies not in what man has, but in what man is.

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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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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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