Oscar Wild

+ 521 The only difference between the saint and the sinner is that every saint has a past and every sinner has a future. Oscar Wilde


+ 458 One should always be in love; that is the reason one should never be married. Oscar Wilde


+ 456 Who, being loved, is poor? Oscar Wilde


+ 340 Questions are never indiscreet; answers sometimes are. Oscar Wilde


+ 291 Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much. Oscar Wilde


+ 358 I am so clever that sometimes I do not understand a single word of what I am saying. Oscar Wilde, The Happy Prince and Other Stories


+ 339 We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere's Fan


+ 306 If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all. Oscar Wilde


+ 316 The truth is rarely pure and never simple. Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest


+ 235 You can never be overdressed or overeducated. Oscar Wilde


+ 440 Women are meant to be loved, not to be understood. Oscar Wilde, Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and Other Stories


+ 292 Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation. Oscar Wilde


+ 256 A good friend will always stab you in the front. Oscar Wilde


+ 281 Yes: I am a dreamer. For a dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world. Oscar Wilde, The Critic as Artist


+ 253 You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit. Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray


+ 251 Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go. Oscar Wilde


+ 287 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


+ 241 With freedom, books, flowers, and the moon, who could not be happy? Oscar Wilde


+ 283 All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does, and that is his. Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest


+ 265 Quotation is a serviceable substitute for wit. Oscar Wilde


+ 240 I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best. Oscar Wilde


+ 257 I do not want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them. Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray


+ 204 No good deed goes unpunished. Oscar Wilde


+ 271 Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about. Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere's Fan


+ 195 Every woman is a rebel. Oscar Wilde


+ 265 Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people we personally dislike. Oscar Wilde, An Ideal Husband


+ 238 I am too fond of reading books to care to write them. Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray


+ 242 I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their good intellects. Oscar Wilde


+ 260 Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing. Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray


+ 243 Art is the only serious thing in the world. And the artist is the only person who is never serious. Oscar Wilde


+ 222 To get back my youth I would do anything in the world, except take exercise, get up early, or be respectable. Oscar Wilde


+ 271 There are only two kinds of people who are really fascinating: people who know absolutely everything, and people who know absolutely nothing. Oscar Wilde


+ 197 The suspense is terrible. I hope it will last. Oscar Wilde


+ 227 There is no sin except stupidity. Oscar Wilde


+ 242 Indeed I have always been of the opinion that hard work is simply the refuge of people who have nothing to do. Oscar Wilde


+ 239 The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing. Oscar Wilde, The Soul of Man Under Socialism, and Selected Critical Prose


+ 326 Men always want to be a womanís first love. That is their clumsy vanity. We women have a more subtle instinct about these things. What (women) like is to be a manís last romance. Oscar Wilde


+ 203 Women have a much better time than men in this world; there are far more things forbidden to them. Oscar Wilde


+ 211 The only good thing to do with good advice is pass it on; it is never of any use to oneself. Oscar Wilde, An Ideal Husband


+ 246 Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination. Oscar Wilde


+ 211 I like men who have a future and women who have a past. Oscar Wilde


+ 271 You don't love someone for their looks, or their closes, or for their fancy car, but because they sign a song only you can hear. Oscar Wilde


+ 201 Everything in moderation, including moderation. Oscar Wilde


+ 209 The heart was made to be broken. Oscar Wilde


+ 289 Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. Oscar Wilde


+ 231 To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance. Oscar Wilde


+ 171 To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all. Oscar Wilde


+ 232 No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist. Oscar Wilde


+ 178 Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. Oscar Wilde


+ 203 Doing nothing is really heavy work. Oscar Wild


+ 249 Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. Oscar Wilde


+ 170 We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere's Fan


+ 206 It is only shallow people who require years to get rid of an emotion. A man who is master of himself can end a sorrow as easily as he can invent a pleasure. I don't want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them. Oscar Wilde


+ 237 To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance. Oscar Wilde


+ 162 America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between. Oscar Wilde


+ 151 Action is the last resource of those who know not how to dream. Oscar Wilde


+ 157 Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative. Oscar Wilde


+ 172 Books are never finished, They are merely abandoned. Oscar Wilde


+ 162 An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all. Oscar Wilde


+ 164 If you are not long, I will wait for you all my life. Oscar Wilde


+ 200 It is only shallow people who require years to get rid of an emotion. A man who is master of himself can end a sorrow as easily as he can invent a pleasure. I don't want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them. Oscar Wilde


+ 212 Women are made to be loved, not understood. Oscar Wilde


+ 176 To define is to limit. Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray


+ 183 Crying is for plain women. Pretty women go shopping. Oscar Wilde


+ 147 The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame. Oscar Wilde


+ 130 Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live. Oscar Wilde


+ 25 Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. Oscar Wilde


+ 24 I am not young enough to know everything. Oscar Wilde