Quotes by Oscar Wilde (Page 2)

Quotes by Oscar Wilde
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Quote by Oscar Wilde

No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.

Art
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Quote by Oscar Wilde - Oscariana

One can survive everything nowadays except death.

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Book Quote by Oscar Wilde - The Canterville Ghost

Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one's head, and listen to silence. To have no yesterday, and no tomorrow. To forget time, to forgive life, to be at peace.

Death
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Art finds her own perfection within, and not outside of herself. She is not to be judged by any external standard of resemblance. She is a veil, rather than a mirror.

Art
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To be great is to be misunderstood.

Great Works
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I am not at all cynical, I have merely got experience, which, however, is very much the same thing.

Experience
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People are either charming or tedious.

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Quote by Oscar Wilde (1854-1900, irisch-englischer Schriftsteller)

To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.

Life
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I can resist everything except temptation.

Greed, Desire
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Men always want to be a woman's first love. What women like is to be a man's last romance.

Love, Men, Women
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The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing.

Humanity, Knowledge, Curiosity
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What is a cynic? A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.

Humanity, Money, Values
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I have the simplest tastes: I am always satisfied with the best.

Ambition
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