Home
logo
English German French
language
Oscar Wilde

Quote of Oscar Wilde - One can survive everything, nowadays, except...


Biography - Oscar Wilde:

Irish playwright, novelist, essayist and poet.
Born: 1854 - Died: 1900
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: United Kingdom
United Kingdom

One can survive everything, nowadays, except death, and live down everything except a good reputation.




See also 

See also...






Quotes for: death


Quotes

Quotes about death:


As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.





The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.





Death does not concern us, because as long as we exist, death is not here. And when it does come, we no longer exist.





Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death.





A free man thinks of nothing less than of death, and his wisdom is a meditation, not on death, but on life.





After your death you will be what you were before your birth.











Quotes

Quotes for: reputation


Many fear their reputation, few their conscience.





Time, which alone makes the reputation of men, ends by making their defects respectable.





My reputation grows with every failure.





It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.





The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.





Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft got without merit, and lost without deserving.











Quotes

Oscar Wilde also said...


Humanity takes itself too seriously. It is the world's original sin. If the caveman had known how to laugh, History would have been different.





When man is happy, he is in harmony with himself and his environment.





Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.





Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.





There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.





Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.












info   A quotation is a statement taken out of its context. Therefore, it is necessary to place any quotation within its author's work and its historical, geographical or philosophical context in order to fully understand its meaning. | The quotations stated on this site express their authors' opinion and do not reflect that of Buboquote.com


info   Image attribution:  title, author, license and source of the original file on Wikipedia. Modifications: changes have been made from the original file (cropping, resizing, renaming and color change).



logo

 Subscribe to the quote of the day email

Subscribe to the Quote of the Day to receive a quote every day in your inbox. It is spam-free and you can unsubscribe at any time. Subscribe to the quote of the day email