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Oscar Wilde Quotes

Society exists only as a mental concept; in the real world there are only individuals.

I hope you have not been leading a double life, pretending to be wicked and being really good all the time. That would be hypocrisy.

The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about.

Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing worth knowing can be taught.

The well-bred contradict other people. The wise contradict themselves.

Beauty is a form of genius - is higher, indeed, than genius, as it needs no explanation. It is of the great facts in the world like sunlight, or springtime, or the reflection in dark water of that silver shell we call the moon.

The value of an idea has nothing whatever to do with the sincerity of the man who expresses it.

We can forgive a man for making a useful thing as long as he does not admire it. The only excuse for making a useless thing is that one admires it intensely.

Nowadays, all the married men live like bachelors, and all the bachelors like married men.

Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when called upon to act according with the dictates of reason.

What is mind but motion in the intellectual sphere?

To love oneself is the beginning of a life-long romance.

Love Quotes

To become a spectator of one's own life is to escape the suffering of life.

Bad art is a great deal worse than no art at all.

Ignorance is like a delicate fruit; touch it, and the bloom is gone.