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Below are the first 30 of Oscar Wilde's Quotes (out of 829 in total)
I want the dead lovers of the world to hear our laughter and grow sad. I want a breath of our passion to stir their dust into consciosness, to wake their ashes in pain.
Hear no evil, speak no evil - and you'll never be invited to a party
The husbands of very beautiful women belong to the criminal classes.
As for begging, it is safer to beg than to take, but it is finer to take than to beg.
Quotation is a serviceable substitute for wit.
A gentleman is one who never hurts anyone's feelings unintentionally.
Relations are simply a tedious pack of people, who haven't the remotest knowledge of how to live, nor the smallest instinct about when to die
Where there is sorrow, there is holy ground
I think that God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability.
One should never trust a woman who tells one her real age. A woman who would tell one that would tell one anything.
I'm sure I don't know half the people who come to my house. Indeed, from all I hear, I shouldn't like to.
It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.
Arguments are extremely vulgar, for everyone in good society holds exactly the same opinion.
Even though we've changed and we're all finding our own place in the world, we all know that when the tears fall or the smile spreads across our face, we'll come to each other because no matter where this crazy world takes us, nothing will ever change so much to the point where we're not all still friends.
I can sympathize with everything, except suffering.
Men always want to be a woman's first love. That is their clumsy vanity. We woman have a more subtle instinct about things. What we like is to be a man's last romance.
Marriage is the triumph of imagination over intelligence. Second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience.
To get back to my youth I would do anything in the world, except take exercise, get up early, or be respectable
It is perfectly monstrous the way people go about nowadayssaying things against one, behind one's back, that are absolutely and entirely true.
In America the President reigns for four years, and Journalism governs for ever and ever
The final mystery is oneself.
There is luxury in self reproach. When we blame ourselves, we feel no one else has a right to blame us.
Popularity is the one insult I have never suffered.
Ambition is the last refuge of failure.
There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that others might pick them up.
There is always something infinitely mean about other people's tragedies.
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation
Man is made for something better than disturbing dirt.
The truth is rarely pure and never simple. Modern life would be very tedious if it were either, and modern literature a complete impossibility!
How marriage ruins a man! It is as demoralizing as cigarettes, and far more expensive.