Oscar Wilde quotes on man and morality

Oscar Wilde quote. The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame. Image copyright Ireland Calling

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I like persons better than principles, and I like persons with no principles better than anything else in the world.
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A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.

Oscar Wilde quote. A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal. Image copyright Ireland Calling

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Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike.
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A man who moralizes is usually a hypocrite, and a woman who moralizes is usually plain.
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Oscar Wilde quote. Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike. Image copyright Ireland Calling
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Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul.
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It is only shallow people who do not judge by appearances.
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There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written.
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Oscar Wilde quote. A true friend stabs you in the front. Image copyright Ireland Calling
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Anybody can be good in the country; there are no temptations there.
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He hadn’t a single redeeming vice.
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Oscar Wilde quote. Nothing makes one so vain as being told one is a sinner. Conscience makes egotists of us all. Image copyright Ireland Calling
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As long as war is regarded as wicked, it will always have its fascination. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular.
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It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.
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Oscar Wilde quote. Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future. Image copyright Ireland Calling
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