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68+ Oscar Wilde Quotes & Images (PERSPECTIVE)

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Inspirational & Famous Oscar Wilde Quotes

living is the rarest thing in the world quote

1. “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” – Oscar Wilde

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2.Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” – Oscar Wilde

every saint and every sinner famous quotation

3. “Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.” – Oscar Wilde

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4. “Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.” – Oscar Wilde

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5. “With freedom, flowers, books, and the moon, who could not be perfectly happy?” – Oscar Wilde

oscar wilde travel with no regret short famous saying

6. “Live life with no excuses and travel with no regret.” – Oscar Wilde

forgive your enemies funny quotation

7. “Always forgive your enemies – nothing annoys them so much.” – Oscar Wilde

oscar wilde choose my friends and enemies caption

8. “I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.” – Oscar Wilde

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Love & Relationship Quotes From Oscar Wilde

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9. “The very essence of romance is uncertainty.” – Oscar Wilde

never love anyone who treats you ordinary quote

10. “Never love anyone who treats you like you’re ordinary.” – Oscar Wilde

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11. “Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.” – Oscar Wilde

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12. “To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.” – Oscar Wilde

keep love in your heart inspiring quote

13. “Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. The consciousness of loving and being loved brings a warmth and a richness to life that nothing else can bring.” – Oscar Wilde

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women are meant to be loved oscar wilde quotation

14. “Women are meant to be loved, not to be understood.” – Oscar Wilde

oscar wilde mystery of love quote about life

15. “The mystery of love is greater than the mystery of death.” – Oscar Wilde

oscar wilde scarcastic quotation about relationships

16. “When a man has once loved a woman he will do anything for her except continue to love her.” – Oscar Wilde

oscar wilde courage quote about love

17. “It takes great courage to see the world in all its tainted glory, and still to love it. And even more courage to see it in the one you love.” – Oscar Wilde

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18. “Men always want to be a woman’s first love – women like to be a man’s last romance.” – Oscar Wilde

Life Quotations To Change Your Mindset

the simple thing is the right thing inspiring life quote

19. “Life is not complex. We are complex. Life is simple, and the simple thing is the right thing.” – Oscar Wilde

oscar wilde quote about the importance of reading

20. “It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.” – Oscar Wilde

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21. “Everything in moderation, including moderation.” – Oscar Wilde

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22. “I always pass on good advice. It is the only thing to do with it. It is never of any use to oneself.” – Oscar Wilde

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23. “Life cannot be written; life can only be lived.” – Oscar Wilde

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24. “If there was less sympathy in the world, there would be less trouble in the world.” – Oscar Wilde

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oscar wilde true mystery of the world quote

25. “The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.” – Oscar Wilde

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26. “I don’t want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.” – Oscar Wilde

oscar wilde play is badly cast funny saying

27. “The world is a stage, but the play is badly cast.” – Oscar Wilde

young know everything life quotation

28. “The old believe everything, the middle-aged suspect everything, the young know everything.” – Oscar Wilde

life is far too important quote oscar wilde

29. “Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about.” – Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde Quotes About Work & Success

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30.Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result.” – Oscar Wilde

ambition should be to rule ourselves inspirational caption

31. “Our ambition should be to rule ourselves, the true kingdom for each one of us; and true progress is to know more, and be more, and to do more.” – Oscar Wilde

put my genius into my life quotation about work

32. “I put all my genius into my life; I put only my talent into my works.” – Oscar Wilde

the last refuge of the unimaginative quote

33.Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.” – Oscar Wilde

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oscar wilde it forgives everything except genius

34. “The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.” – Oscar Wilde

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35. “Experience is one thing you can’t get for nothing.” – Oscar Wilde

nothing worth knowing can be taught quotation

36. “Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.” – Oscar Wilde

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37. “We live in an age when unnecessary things are our only necessities.” – Oscar Wilde

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38. “No man is rich enough to buy back his past.” – Oscar Wilde

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39. “A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.” – Oscar Wilde

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40. “Society often forgives the criminal; it never forgives the dreamer.” – Oscar Wilde

Family & Friendship Quotations

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41. “True friends stab you in the front.” – Oscar Wilde

do a good deed oscar wilde sarcastic quotation

42. “The nicest feeling in the world is to do a good deed anonymously – and have somebody find out.” – Oscar Wilde

oscar wilde funny carelessness saying

43. “To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness.” – Oscar Wilde

there are only two kinds of people quotation

44. “There are only two kinds of people who are really fascinating – people who know absolutely everything, and people who know absolutely nothing.” – Oscar Wilde

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45. “Anybody can sympathize with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathize with a friend’s success.” – Oscar Wilde

oscar wilde dividing people into good and bad

46. “It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.” – Oscar Wilde

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47. “Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.” – Oscar Wilde

Funny & Sarcastic Oscar Wilde Quotes

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48. “I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying.” – Oscar Wilde

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49. “Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.” – Oscar Wilde

oscar wilde if one cannot enjoy reading a book

50. “If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.” – Oscar Wilde

oscar wilde i can resist anything funny short quote

51. “I can resist anything except temptation.” – Oscar Wilde

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no sin other than stupidity short caption

52. “There is no sin except stupidity.” – Oscar Wilde

sarcastic quote about traveling with a dairy

53. “I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.” – Oscar Wilde

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54. “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” – Oscar Wilde

oscar wilde i dont want to go to heaven caption

55. “I don’t want to go to heaven. None of my friends are there.” – Oscar Wilde

cause happiness oscar wilde short saying

56. “Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.” – Oscar Wilde

oscar wilde make people laugh quotation

57. “If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they’ll kill you.” – Oscar Wilde

oscar wilde experience is another word for mistakes

58. “Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.” – Oscar Wilde

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oscar wilde nothing to declare quotation

59. “I have nothing to declare except my genius.” – Oscar Wilde

oscar wilde always satisfied with the best saying

60. “I’m a man of simple tastes. I’m always satisfied with the best.” – Oscar Wilde

Short Oscar Wilde Quotes & Captions

can never be overdressed or overeducated quote

61. “You can never be overdressed or overeducated.” – Oscar Wilde

the truth is rarely pure oscar wilde short quotation

62. “The truth is rarely pure and never simple.” – Oscar Wilde

not young enough to know everything caption

63. “I am not young enough to know everything.” – Oscar Wilde

oscar wilde something tragic short quotation

64. “Behind every exquisite thing that existed, there was something tragic.” – Oscar Wilde

define is to limit oscar wilde inspirational mindset saying

65. “To define is to limit.” – Oscar Wilde

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oscar wilde whenever people agree with me

66. “Whenever people agree with me I always feel I must be wrong.” – Oscar Wilde

blessings in disguise inspirational saying

67. “What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.” – Oscar Wilde

oscar wilde fond of reading books short saying

68. “I am too fond of reading books to care to write them.” – Oscar Wilde

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