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Oscar Wilde Quotes

(1856-1900), British Author, Wit

Every woman is a rebel, and usually in wild revolt against herself.

Category: Women

The strength of women comes from the fact that psychology cannot explain us. Men can be analyzed, women merely adored.

Category: Women

There is only one real tragedy in a woman's life. The fact that her past is always her lover, and her future invariably her husband.

Category: Women

Work is a refuge of people who have nothing better to do.

Category: Work

Work is the curse of the drinking class.

Category: Work

This morning I took out a comma and this afternoon I put it back in again.

Category: Writers And Writing

From the point of view of literature Mr. Kipling is a genius who drops his aspirates. From the point of view of life, he is a reporter who knows vulgarity better than any one has ever known it.

Category: Writers And Writing

His style is chaos illumined by flashes of lightning. As a writer he has mastered everything except language.

Category: Writers And Writing

In America the young are always ready to give to those who are older than themselves the full benefits of their inexperience.

Category: Youth

Those whom the gods love grow young.

Category: Youth

Youth! There is nothing like youth. The middle-aged are mortgaged to Life. The old are in Life's lumber-room. But youth is the Lord of Life. Youth has a kingdom waiting for it. Every one is born a king, and most people die in exile.

Category: Youth