AUTHOR | OSCAR WILDE



For Oscar Wilde 263 Quotes are available

Oscar Wilde | Author, poet, playwright



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Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 1854 – 30 November 1900) was an Irish playwright, novelist, essayist, and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. He is remembered for his epigrams, his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray, his plays, as well as the circumstances of his imprisonment and early death.
Wilde's parents were successful Anglo-Irish Dublin intellectuals. Their son became fluent in French and German early in life. At university, Wilde read Greats. he proved himself to be an outstanding classicist, first at Dublin, then at Oxford. He became known for his involvement in the rising philosophy of aestheticism, led by two of his tutors, Walter Pater and John Ruskin. After university, Wilde moved to London into fashionable cultural and social circles. As a spokesman for aestheticism, he tried his hand at various literary activities: he published a book of poems, lectured i


Born: 1854-10-16

Born in: Dublin, Ireland

Died: 1900-11-30







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The consciousness of loving and being loved brings a...

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To regret one’s own experiences is to arrest one’s o...

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I am too fond of reading books to care to write them.

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Truth, in matters of religion, is simply the opinion...

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But then one regrets the loss even of one's worst ha...

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When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving ...

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I love hearing my relations abused. It is the only t...

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But beauty, real beauty, ends where an intellectual ...

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I always pass on good advice. It is the only thing t...

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Nowadays most people die of a sort of creeping commo...

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The very essence of romance is uncertainty.

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The truth is rarely pure and never simple.

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Yet each man kills the thing he lovesBy each let thi...

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You don't seem to realise, that in married life thre...

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LADY BRACKNELLTo speak frankly, I am not in favour o...

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Genie währt länger als Schönheit.

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Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards peo...

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There were moments when he looked on evil simply as ...

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Those who find ugly meanings in beautiful things are...

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To define is to limit.

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