Oscar Wilde quotes

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The critic has to educate the public; the artist has to educate the critic.
There is no such thing as morality or immorality in thought. There is immoral emotion.
While one should always study the method of a great artist, one should never imitate his manner. The manner of an artist is essent ...
If a man needs an elaborate tombstone in order to remain in the memory of his country, it is clear that his living at all was an a ...
The Americans are certainly hero-worshippers, and always take their heroes from the criminal classes.
Mr. Edward Carson, QC: Do you drink champagne yourself?
Mr. Oscar Wilde: Yes; iced champagne is a favourite drink of mine--st
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Those whom the gods love grow young.
The truth is rarely pure and never simple. Modern life would be very tedious if it were either, and modern literature a complete i ...
It is very vulgar to talk about one's business. Only people like stockbrokers do that, and then merely at dinner parties.
The amount of women in London who flirt with their own husbands is perfectly scandalous. It looks so bad. It is simply washing one ...
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