Name: Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde
Born: October 16, 1854
Died: November 30, 1900
Occupation: Writer, Royal Navy
Notable works: The Importance of Being Earnest, The Picture of Dorian Gray
Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was an Irish writer and poet.
Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one's head, and listen to silence. To have no yesterday, and no tomorrow. To forget time, to forgive life, to be at peace.
Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being.
I don't want to go to heaven. None of my friends are there.
Genius is born--not paid.
A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
Women are made to be loved, not understood.
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
A good friend will always stab you in the front.
Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Children begin by loving their parents; after a time they judge them; rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.
If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they'll kill you.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Society exists only as a mental concept; in the real world there are only individuals.
One should always be in love. That is the reason one should never marry.
Never love anyone who treats you like you're ordinary.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
The heart was made to be broken.
I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.
- Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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- Ernesto Che Guevara