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Quotes by Oscar Wilde :

Action and lack of imagination
The basis of action is lack of imagination. It is the last resource of those who know not how to dream.
Oscar Wilde | imagination

After a good dinner
After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one's own relations.
Oscar Wilde | food

Democracy means...
Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.
Oscar Wilde | politics

Devotion of a married woman
There is nothing in the world like the devotion of a married woman. It is a thing no married man knows anything about.
Oscar Wilde | marriage

Every six months
Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.
Oscar Wilde | fashion

Except genius
The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.
Oscar Wilde | forgiveness

Forgive your enemies
Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.
Oscar Wilde | relationships

Forgiving
Children begin by loving their parents; after a time they judge them; rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.
Oscar Wilde | children

Give him a mask
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
Oscar Wilde | truth

I am a dreamer
Yes: I am a dreamer. For 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.
Oscar Wilde | dreams

I am a dreamer
Yes: I am a dreamer. For 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.
Oscar Wilde | dreams

It is rarely pure
The truth is rarely pure and never simple.
Oscar Wilde | truth

Living within your means
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
Oscar Wilde | imagination

My food
I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead.
Oscar Wilde | food

Not at all a bad beginning
Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one.
Oscar Wilde | humor

Nothing annoys them so much
Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.
Oscar Wilde | forgiveness

Overdressed or overeducated
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Oscar Wilde | fashion

Pain and life
There is something terribly morbid in the modern sympathy with pain. One should sympathise with the colour, the beauty, the joy of life. The less said about life's sores the better.
Oscar Wilde | life

So clever
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Oscar Wilde | intelligence

Temptation and weakness
Do you really think it is weakness that yields to temptation? I tell you that there are terrible temptations which it requires strength, strength and courage to yield to.
Oscar Wilde | weakness

They love give everything
I see when men love women. They give them but a little of their lives. But women when they love give everything.
Oscar Wilde | men and women

True friends
True friends stab you in the front.
Oscar Wilde | friendship

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