Oscar Wilde Quotes (965 quotes)
“Men always want to be a woman's first love. That is their clumsy vanity. We women have a more subtle instinct about things. What we like is to be a man's last romance.”
A Woman of No Importance (1893), Act 2
“I always pass on good advice. It is the only thing to do with it. It is never of any use to oneself.”
Lord Goring, Act I - An Ideal Husband (1895)
“Religions die when they are proved to be true. Science is the record of dead religions.”
Phrases and Philosophies for the use of the Young (1894)
“I have said to you to speak the truth is a painful thing. To be forced to tell lies is much worse.”
De Profundis (1895)
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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.