Oscar Wilde Quotes [1]

A bore is someone who deprives you of solitude without providing you with company. ~Oscar Wilde

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

A flower blossoms for its own joy. ~Oscar Wilde

A gentleman is one who never hurts anyone's feelings unintentionally. ~Oscar Wilde

A good friend will always stab you in the front. ~Oscar Wilde

A kiss may ruin a human life ~Oscar Wilde

A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal. ~Oscar Wilde

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

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

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

A passion for pleasure is the secret of remaining young. ~Oscar Wilde

A pessimist is somebody who complains about the noise when opportunity knocks. ~Oscar Wilde

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

A writer is someone who has taught his mind to misbehave. ~Oscar Wilde

Actions are the first tragedy in life, words are the second. Words are perhaps the worst. Words are merciless. . . ~Oscar Wilde

Actors are so fortunate. They can choose whether they will appear in tragedy or in comedy, whether they will suffer or make merry, laugh or shed tears. But in real life it is different. Most men and women are forced to perform parts for which they have no qualifications. Our Guildensterns play Hamlet for us, and our Hamlets have to jest like Prince Hal. The world is a stage, but the play is badly cast. ~Oscar Wilde

After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one's own relations. ~Oscar Wilde

After the first glass, you see things as you wish they were. After the second, you see things as they are not. Finally, you see things as they really are, and that is the most horrible thing in the world. ~Oscar Wilde

Ah! The strength of women comes from the fact that psychology cannot explain us. Men can be analyzed, women...merely adored. ~Oscar Wilde

Alcohol, taken in sufficient quantities, may produce all the effects of drunkenness. ~Oscar Wilde

All art is at once surface and symbol. Those who go beneath the surface do so at their peril. ~Oscar Wilde

All art is quite useless. ~Oscar Wilde

All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does, and that is his. ~Oscar Wilde

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

Always! That is a dreadful word. It makes me shudder when I hear it. Women are so fond of using it. They spoil every romance by trying to make it last forever. It is a meaningless word, too. The only difference between a caprice and a life-long passion is that the caprice lasts a little longer. ~Oscar Wilde

America has never quite forgiven Europe for having been discovered somewhat earlier in history than itself. ~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

And what sort of lives do these people, who pose as being moral, lead themselves? My dear fellow, you forget that we are in the native land of the hypocrite. ~Oscar Wilde

Anybody can sympathise with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathise with a friend's success. ~Oscar Wilde

Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination. ~Oscar Wilde

Appearance blinds, whereas words reveal. ~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

Art is the only serious thing in the world. And the artist is the only person who is never serious. ~Oscar Wilde

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

Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. ~Oscar Wilde

Beauty is a form of Genius--is higher, indeed, than Genius, as it needs no explanation. It is one of the great facts of the world, like sunlight, or springtime, or the reflection in the dark waters of that silver shell we call the moon. It cannot be questioned. It has divine right of sovereignty. It makes princes of those who have it. ~Oscar Wilde

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