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Oscar Wilde Quotes

Not all Oscar Wilde quotes are nice, so I only chose some that are not offensive.

A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything but the value of nothing.

A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world. 

A gentleman is one who never hurts anyone's feelings unintentionally. 

A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal. 

A man can't be too careful in the choice of his enemies. 

A man who does not think for himself does not think at all. 

A poet can survive everything but a misprint. 

A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it. 

A true friend stabs you in the front. 

A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament. 

Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much. 

Ambition is the germ from which all growth of nobleness proceeds. 

Anybody can be good in the country. There are no temptations there. 

Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known. 

By giving us the opinions of the uneducated, journalism keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community. 

Conversation about the weather is the last refuge of the unimaginative. 

Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance. 

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

Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.

Experience is one thing you can't get for nothing. 

Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months. 

If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all. 

Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. 



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