Oscar Wilde Quotes


509 Oscar Wilde quotes:



"The tragedy of old age is not that one is old, but that one is young"
"The old believe everything; the middle aged suspect everything: the young know everything."
"The soul is born old but grows young. That is the comedy of life. And the body is born young and grows old. That is life's tragedy."
"We live in an age when unnecessary things are our only necessities."
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"In America the young are always ready to give to those who are older than themselves the full benefits of their inexperience."
"One should never trust a woman who tells her real age. If she tells that, she'll tell anything."
"Young men want to be faithful, and are not; old men want to be faithless, and cannot."
"The soul is born old but grows young. That is the comedy of life."
"Action is the last resource of those who know not how to dream."
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"Bad artists always admire each others work."
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"Bad artists always admire each other's work. They call it being large-minded and free from prejudice. But a truly great artist cannot conceive of life being shown, or beauty fashioned, under any conditions other than those he has selected."
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"Nobody of any real culture, for instance, ever talks nowadays about the beauty of sunset. Sunsets are quite old fashioned. To admire them is a distinct sign of provincialism of temperament. Upon the other hand they go on."
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"I was disappointed in Niagara - most people must be disappointed in Niagara. Every American bride is taken there, and the sight of the stupendous waterfall must be one of the earliest, if not the keenest, disappointments in American married life."
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"It is only an auctioneer who can equally and impartially admire all schools of art."
"Absolute catholicity of taste is not without its dangers. It is only an auctioneer who should admire all schools of art."
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"Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result."
"The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation."
"Work is the curse of the drinking classes."
"But I am afraid that we are beginning to be over-educated; at least everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching"
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"The world was my oyster but I used the wrong fork - Oscar Wilde"
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