Oscar Wilde Quotes


509 Oscar Wilde quotes:



"Life imitates art far more than art imitates Life."
"No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist."
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."
"I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead."
"America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between."
"Of course America had often been discovered before Columbus, but it had always been hushed up."
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"In America the President reigns for four years, and Journalism governs for ever and ever"
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"We have really everything in common with America nowadays, except, of course, language."
"America has never quite forgiven Europe for having been discovered somewhat earlier in history than itself."
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"Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it has merely been detected."
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"America had often been discovered before Columbus, but it had always been hushed up."
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"In going to America one learns that poverty is not a necessary accompaniment to civilization."
"In America, the young are always ready to give to those older than themselves the full benefit of their inexperience"
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"The youth of America is their oldest tradition. It has been going on now for three hundred years."
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"The tragedy of old age is not that one is old, but that one is young."
"Thirty-five is a very attractive age. London society is full of women of the highest birth who have, of their own free choice, remained thirty-five for years."
"And, by the way, one of the most delightful things I find in America is meeting a people without prejudice -- everywhere open to the truth."
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"There is no country in the world where machinery is so lovely as in America."
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"When critics disagree, the artist is in accord with himself."
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"Nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."
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