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Oscar Wilde quotes (20)

A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.
Oscar Wilde   Category: Dreams

A gentleman is one who never hurts anyone's feelings unintentionally.
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A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.
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A man can be happy with any woman, as long as he does not love her.
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A man can't be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
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A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.
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A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction.
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A poet can survive everything but a misprint.
Oscar Wilde   Category: Poetry

A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.
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A true friend stabs you in the front.
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A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.
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Ah, well, then I suppose I shall have to die beyond my means.
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Alas, I am dying beyond my means.
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All art is quite useless.
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All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling.
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All that I desire to point out is the general principle that life imitates art far more than art imitates life.
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All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his.
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Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.
Oscar Wilde   Category: Forgiveness

Ambition is the germ from which all growth of nobleness proceeds.
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Ambition is the last refuge of the failure.
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