Oscar Wilde quotes on intellect and reason

Oscar Wilde quote. I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable. Image copyright Ireland Calling

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I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
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Oscar Wilde quote. I have nothing to declare except my genius. Image copyright Ireland Calling
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There is no such thing as an omen. Destiny does not send us heralds. She is too wise or too cruel for that.
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Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
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Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when he is called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason.
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Oscar Wilde quote. I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word that I am saying. Image copyright Ireland Calling
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Questions are never indiscreet, answers sometimes are.
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Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
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A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.
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Oscar Wilde quote. Everyone who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching. Image copyright Ireland Calling
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To expect the unexpected shows a thoroughly modern intellect.
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Arguments are extremely vulgar, for everyone in good society holds exactly the same opinion.
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Oscar Wilde quote. Arguments are to be avoided; they are always vulgar and often convincing. Image copyright Ireland Calling


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