Oscar Wild

+ 2885 The only difference between the saint and the sinner is that every saint has a past and every sinner has a future. Oscar Wilde


+ 1513 One should always be in love; that is the reason one should never be married. Oscar Wilde


+ 1331 Questions are never indiscreet; answers sometimes are. Oscar Wilde


+ 1041 Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much. Oscar Wilde


+ 1339 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


+ 1219 We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere's Fan


+ 1152 If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all. Oscar Wilde


+ 1221 The truth is rarely pure and never simple. Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest


+ 880 You can never be overdressed or overeducated. Oscar Wilde


+ 1273 Women are meant to be loved, not to be understood. Oscar Wilde, Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and Other Stories


+ 1103 Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation. Oscar Wilde


+ 1072 A good friend will always stab you in the front. Oscar Wilde


+ 1153 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


+ 480 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


+ 459 Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go. Oscar Wilde


+ 513 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


+ 851 With freedom, books, flowers, and the moon, who could not be happy? Oscar Wilde


+ 611 All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does, and that is his. Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest


+ 889 Quotation is a serviceable substitute for wit. Oscar Wilde


+ 814 I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best. Oscar Wilde


+ 853 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


+ 802 No good deed goes unpunished. Oscar Wilde


+ 805 Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about. Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere's Fan


+ 917 Every woman is a rebel. Oscar Wilde


+ 1076 Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people we personally dislike. Oscar Wilde, An Ideal Husband


+ 868 I am too fond of reading books to care to write them. Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray


+ 963 I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their good intellects. Oscar Wilde


+ 902 Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing. Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray


+ 1046 Art is the only serious thing in the world. And the artist is the only person who is never serious. Oscar Wilde


+ 877 To get back my youth I would do anything in the world, except take exercise, get up early, or be respectable. Oscar Wilde


+ 980 There are only two kinds of people who are really fascinating: people who know absolutely everything, and people who know absolutely nothing. Oscar Wilde


+ 863 The suspense is terrible. I hope it will last. Oscar Wilde


+ 896 There is no sin except stupidity. Oscar Wilde


+ 911 Indeed I have always been of the opinion that hard work is simply the refuge of people who have nothing to do. Oscar Wilde


+ 1047 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


+ 1064 Men always want to be a womans first love. That is their clumsy vanity. We women have a more subtle instinct about these things. What (women) like is to be a mans last romance. Oscar Wilde


+ 419 Women have a much better time than men in this world; there are far more things forbidden to them. Oscar Wilde


+ 424 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


+ 442 Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination. Oscar Wilde


+ 362 I like men who have a future and women who have a past. Oscar Wilde


+ 463 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


+ 311 Everything in moderation, including moderation. Oscar Wilde


+ 367 The heart was made to be broken. Oscar Wilde


+ 489 Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. Oscar Wilde


+ 379 To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance. Oscar Wilde


+ 323 To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all. Oscar Wilde


+ 375 No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist. Oscar Wilde


+ 314 Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. Oscar Wilde


+ 313 Doing nothing is really heavy work. Oscar Wild


+ 412 Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. Oscar Wilde


+ 326 We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere's Fan


+ 372 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


+ 375 To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance. Oscar Wilde


+ 305 America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between. Oscar Wilde


+ 263 Action is the last resource of those who know not how to dream. Oscar Wilde


+ 283 Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative. Oscar Wilde


+ 311 Books are never finished, They are merely abandoned. Oscar Wilde


+ 301 An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all. Oscar Wilde


+ 305 If you are not long, I will wait for you all my life. Oscar Wilde


+ 342 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


+ 333 Women are made to be loved, not understood. Oscar Wilde


+ 302 To define is to limit. Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray


+ 299 Crying is for plain women. Pretty women go shopping. Oscar Wilde


+ 269 The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame. Oscar Wilde


+ 266 Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live. Oscar Wilde


+ 173 Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. Oscar Wilde


+ 176 I am not young enough to know everything. Oscar Wilde


+ 169 Who, being loved, is poor? Oscar Wilde


+ 69 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


+ 77 It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating. Oscar Wilde


+ 57 Music makes one feel so romantic at least it always gets on ones nerves which is the same thing nowadays. Oscar Wilde