Oscar Wilde Quotes (965 quotes)
“Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.”
The Critic as Artist (1891)
“Ah! Don't say you agree with me. When people agree with me I always feel that I must be wrong.”
The Critic as Artist (1891). Also in: Lady Windermere's Fan (1892), Act II
“Anybody can sympathise with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathise with a friend's success.”
The Soul of Man under Socialism (1881)
“Children begin by loving their parents; after a time they judge them; rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.”
A Woman of No Importance (1893), Lord Illingworth, Act II. A similar quote appears in another Wilde's work: izquotes.com/quote/288225
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsOscar Wilde
Born: October 16, 1854
Died: November 30, 1900 (aged 46)
Occupation: Dramatist, writer
Bio: Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was an Irish writer and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. Today he is remembered for his epigrams, plays and the circumstances of his imprisonment, followed by his early death.