Thursday, October 27, 2016

The Wicked Wit of Oscar Wilde - quotes continued

There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.

It is absurd to divide people up into good or bad. People are either charming or tedious.

There is no reason why a man should show his life to the world. The world does not understand things.

Whenever people agree with me, I always feel I must be wrong.

In literature mere egotism is delightful … Even in actual life egotism is not without its attractions. When people talk to us about others they are usually dull. When they talk to us about themselves they are nearly always interesting, and if one could shut them up, when they become wearisome, as easily as one can shut up a book of which one has grown wearied, they would be perfect absolutely.

All charming peoiple, I fancy, ar spoiled. It is the secret of their attraction.

Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their life is a mimicry, their passions a quotation


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