quotes of Oscar Wilde; 811 quotes

"For his mourners will be outcast men, and outcasts always mourn."

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"The whole theory of modern education is radically unsound. Fortunately in England, at any rate, education produces no effect whatsoever. If it did, it would prove a serious danger to the upper classes, and probably lead to acts of violence."

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"But I am afraid that we are beginning to be over-educated; at least everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching."

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"What's good for the country is good for General Motors, and vice versa."

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"The longer I live the more keenly I feel that whatever was good enough for our fathers is not good enough for us."

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"To be entirely free, and at the same time, entirely dominated by law, is the eternal paradox of human life that we realise at every moment."

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"No work of art ever puts forward views. Views belong to people who are not artists."

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"Alas, I am dying beyond my means."

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"Consistency is the last resort of the unimaginative."

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"Experience was of no ethical value. It was merely the name men gave to their mistakes."

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