8+ quotes from The Complete Fairy Tales by Oscar Wilde

Quotes from The Complete Fairy Tales

Oscar Wilde ·  144 pages

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“Love is not fashionable anymore; the poets have killed it.”
― Oscar Wilde, quote from The Complete Fairy Tales


“Because sometimes you have to do something bad to do something good.”
― Oscar Wilde, quote from The Complete Fairy Tales


“I often have long conversations all by myself, and I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying."

"Then you should certainly lecture on Philosophy," said the Dragon-fly”
― Oscar Wilde, quote from The Complete Fairy Tales


“For the future let those who come to play with me have no hearts,' she cried, and she ran out into the garden.”
― Oscar Wilde, quote from The Complete Fairy Tales


“Yet ruled he not long, so great had been his suffering, and so bitter the fire of his testing, for after the space of three years he died. And he who came after him ruled evilly.”
― Oscar Wilde, quote from The Complete Fairy Tales


“Besides, if Hans came here, he might ask me to let him have some flour on credit, and that I could not do. Flour is one thing, and friendship is another, and they should not be confused. Why, the words are spelled differently, and mean quite different things. Everyone can see that.”
― Oscar Wilde, quote from The Complete Fairy Tales


“Injustice has parcelled out the world, nor is there equal division of aught save of sorrow.”
― Oscar Wilde, quote from The Complete Fairy Tales


“- Колко глупаво нещо е любовта! — рече студентът, когато си тръгна. — Тя не е и наполовина така полезна, както логиката, защото нищо не доказва, винаги разправя неща, които няма да станат, и те кара да вярваш в неща, които не са верни. Всъщност тя е съвсем непрактична, а понеже в нашия век да бъдеш практичен значи всичко, аз ще се върна към философията и ще изучавам метафизика.
И той се върна в стаята си, издърпа голяма прашна книга и седна да чете.”
― Oscar Wilde, quote from The Complete Fairy Tales


About the author

Oscar Wilde
Born place: in Dublin, Ireland
Born date October 16, 1854
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