Oscar Wilde

Country Ireland
Born Monday, 30 November -0001
Quotes 439
He is a great irish poet.
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“Where there is sorrow, there is holy ground.” Uncategorized
“Oh, brothers! I don't care for brothers. My elder brother won't die, and my younger brothers seem never to do anything else.” Uncategorized
“In matters of grave importance, style, not sincerity, is the vital thing.” Uncategorized
“She...can talk brillantly upon any subject provided she knows nothing about it.” Uncategorized
“It is only shallow people who do not judge by appearances. The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible....” Uncategorized
“A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.” Uncategorized
“You are more to me than any of them has any idea; you are the atmosphere of beauty through which I see life; you are the incarnation of all lovely things...I think of you day and night. ~ Letter to Lord Alfred 'Bosie' Douglas” Uncategorized
“Experience is one thing you can't get for nothing.” Uncategorized
“Hearts Live By Being Wounded” Uncategorized
“One can always be kind to people about whom one cares nothing.” Uncategorized
“No man is rich enough to buy back his past.” Uncategorized
“Ah! The strength of women comes from the fact that psychology cannot explain us. Men can be analyzed, women...merely adored.” Uncategorized
“Life is not complex. We are complex. Life is simple, and the simple thing is the right thing.” Uncategorized
“Popularity is the one insult I have never suffered.” Uncategorized
“The most terrible thing about it is not that it breaks one’s heart—hearts are made to be broken—but that it turns one’s heart to stone.” Uncategorized
“I won't tell you that the world matters nothing, or the world's voice, or the voice of society. They matter a good deal. They matter far too much. But there are moments when one has to choose between living one's own life, fully, entirely, completely—or dragging out some false, shallow, degrading existence that the world in its hypocrisy demands. You have that moment now. Choose!” Uncategorized
“There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written. That is all.” Uncategorized
“Never marry at all, Dorian. Men marry because they are tired, women, because they are curious: both are disappointed.” Uncategorized
“How else but through a broken heart may Lord Christ enter in?” Uncategorized
“Conformity is the last refuge of the unimaginitive” Uncategorized