90

Oscar Wilde Quotes

Are you looking for Oscar Wilde Quotes? He’s brilliant, witty, eloquent and decadent!.

Find Quotes by Oscar Wilde the much loved writer best known for his sardonic humor. “I have nothing to declare but my genius.”… My Favorite Oscar Wilde Quote

A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything but the value of nothing.
Oscar Wilde

A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.
Oscar Wilde Quotes 

A man’s face is his autobiography. A woman’s face is her work of fiction.
Oscar Wilde 

A poet can survive everything but a misprint.
Oscar Wilde 

A man can be happy with any woman, as long as he does not love her.
Oscar Wilde Quotes

Oscar Wilde Quotes…

A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.
Oscar Wilde Quotes 

A true friend stabs you in the front.
Oscar Wilde 

A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.
Oscar Wilde

All art is quite useless.
Oscar Wilde

How Dandy Are You? Click here to visit www.dandyism.net
Learn the history of dandyism, how to be a good dandy and everything there is dandy.

All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That’s his.

Oscar Wilde 

Always forgive your enemies – nothing annoys them so much.
Oscar Wilde 

Ambition is the germ from which all growth of nobleness proceeds.
Oscar Wilde 

Ambition is the last refuge of the failure.
Oscar Wilde 

America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.Oscar Wilde 

An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.
Oscar Wilde 

Anybody can be good in the country. There are no temptations there.
Oscar Wilde 

Arguments are extremely vulgar, for everyone in good society holds exactly the same opinion.
Oscar Wilde

Arguments are to be avoided: they are always vulgar and often convincing.
Oscar Wilde 

Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known.
Oscar Wilde 

As long as a woman can look ten years younger than her own daughter, she is perfectly satisfied.
Oscar Wilde 

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.
Oscar Wilde 

Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.
Oscar Wilde

Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same.
Oscar Wilde

Biography lends to death a new terror.
Oscar Wilde

By giving us the opinions of the uneducated, journalism keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community.
Oscar Wilde 

Charity creates a multitude of sins.
Oscar Wilde 

Children begin by loving their parents; after a time they judge them; rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.
Oscar Wilde 

Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
Oscar Wilde 

Conversation about the weather is the last refuge of the unimaginative. Oscar Wilde 

Death and vulgarity are the only two facts in the nineteenth century that one cannot explain away.
Oscar Wilde 

Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.
Oscar Wilde Quotes

Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Oscar Wilde

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

Oscar Wilde The Genius

Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.
Oscar Wilde

Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching.
Oscar Wilde

Everything popular is wrong.
Oscar Wilde

Experience is one thing you can’t get for nothing.
Oscar Wilde

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Oscar Wilde

Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.
Oscar Wilde

Hatred is blind, as well as love.
Oscar Wilde

How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being.
Oscar Wilde

How marriage ruins a man! It is as demoralizing as cigarettes, and far more expensive.
Oscar Wilde

I always pass on good advice. It is the only thing to do with it. It is never of any use to oneself.
Oscar Wilde

I am not young enough to know everything.
Oscar Wilde

I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying.Oscar Wilde Quotes

I am the only person in the world I should like to know thoroughly.
Oscar Wilde

I can resist everything except temptation.
Oscar Wilde

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.
Oscar Wilde

I have nothing to declare except my genius.
Oscar Wilde

I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.
Oscar Wilde

I like persons better than principles, and I like persons with no principles better than anything else in the world.
Oscar Wilde Quotes

I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.
Oscar Wilde

I put all my genius into my life; I put only my talent into my works.Oscar Wilde

I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being.
Oscar Wilde

I see when men love women. They give them but a little of their lives. But women when they love give everything.
Oscar Wilde

I sometimes think that God in creating man somewhat overestimated his ability.
Oscar Wilde

I suppose society is wonderfully delightful. To be in it is merely a bore. But to be out of it is simply a tragedy.
Oscar Wilde

If you are not too long, I will wait here for you all my life.
Oscar Wilde Quotes

Illusion is the first of all pleasures.
Oscar Wilde

In America the young are always ready to give to those who are older than themselves the full benefits of their inexperience.
Oscar Wilde

In married life three is company and two none.
Oscar Wilde

It is a very sad thing that nowadays there is so little useless information.
Oscar Wilde

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

It is better to be beautiful than to be good. But… it is better to be good than to be ugly.
Oscar Wilde Quotes

It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.
Oscar Wilde

It is through art, and through art only, that we can realize our perfection.
Oscar Wilde

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

Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one.
Oscar Wilde

Life imitates art far more than art imitates life.
Oscar Wilde 

Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about.
Oscar Wilde

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.Oscar Wilde

Memory… is the diary that we all carry about with us.
Oscar Wilde

Men always want to be a woman’s first love – women like to be a man’s last romance.
Oscar Wilde

Men marry because they are tired; women, because they are curious; both are disappointed.
Oscar Wilde

Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.
Oscar Wilde

No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.
Oscar Wilde

No man is rich enough to buy back his past.
Oscar Wilde

No object is so beautiful that, under certain conditions, it will not look ugly.
Oscar Wilde 

One’s past is what one is. It is the only way by which people should be judged.
Oscar Wilde

One’s real life is so often the life that one does not lead.
Oscar Wilde

Only the shallow know themselves.
Oscar Wilde

Ordinary riches can be stolen; real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.
Oscar Wilde

Our ambition should be to rule ourselves, the true kingdom for each one of us; and true progress is to know more, and be more, and to do more.
Oscar Wilde 

Ridicule is the tribute paid to the genius by the mediocrities.
Oscar Wilde

Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.
Oscar Wilde 

Society exists only as a mental concept; in the real world there are only individuals.
Oscar Wilde

Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.
Oscar Wilde

Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result.
Oscar Wilde 

The critic has to educate the public; the artist has to educate the critic.
Oscar Wilde

The difference between literature and journalism is that journalism is unreadable and literature is not read.
Oscar Wilde

The man who can dominate a London dinner-table can dominate the world.Oscar Wilde 

The old believe everything, the middle-aged suspect everything, the young know everything.
Oscar Wilde

There are only two kinds of people who are really fascinating – people who know absolutely everything, and people who know absolutely nothing.
Oscar Wilde 

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

There is always something ridiculous about the emotions of people whom one has ceased to love.
Oscar Wilde

There is no sin except stupidity.
Oscar Wilde 

There is only one thing in life worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.
Oscar Wilde

There is something terribly morbid in the modern sympathy with pain. One should sympathize with the color, the beauty, the joy of life. The less said about life’s sores the better.
Oscar Wilde

This suspense is terrible. I hope it will last.
Oscar Wilde 

To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
Oscar Wilde 

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
Oscar Wilde 

What is a cynic? A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.
Oscar Wilde 

When good Americans die they go to Paris.
Oscar Wilde

When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old I know that it is.
Oscar Wilde 

Woman begins by resisting a man’s advances and ends by blocking his retreat.
Oscar Wilde

Women are made to be loved, not understood.
Oscar Wilde 

Women are never disarmed by compliments. Men always are. That is the difference between the sexes.
Oscar Wilde

Work is the curse of the drinking classes.
Oscar Wilde

Republished by Blog Post Promoter