Oscar Wilde quotes

 quotes - Always forgive your enemies, nothing annoys them so much. Share

“Always forgive your enemies, nothing annoys them so much.”

— Oscar Wilde

 quotes - Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months. Share

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

— Oscar Wilde

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

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

— Oscar Wilde

 quotes - A man can be happy with any woman as long as he does not love her. Share

“A man can be happy with any woman as long as he does not love her.”

— Oscar Wilde

 quotes - A man is very apt to complain of the ingratitude of those who have risen far above him. Share

“A man is very apt to complain of the ingratitude of those who have risen far above him.”

— Oscar Wilde

 quotes - America had often been discovered before Columbus, but it had always been hushed up. Share

“America had often been discovered before Columbus, but it had always been hushed up.”

— Oscar Wilde

 quotes - America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between. Share

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

— Oscar Wilde

 quotes - Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination. Share

“Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.”

— Oscar Wilde

 quotes - Arguments are to be avoided, they are always vulgar and often convincing. Share

“Arguments are to be avoided, they are always vulgar and often convincing.”

— Oscar Wilde

 quotes - Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative. Share

“Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.”

— Oscar Wilde

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

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

— Oscar Wilde

 quotes - Genius is born - not paid. Share

“Genius is born - not paid.”

— Oscar Wilde

 quotes - I always like to know everything about my new friends, and nothing about my old ones. Share

“I always like to know everything about my new friends, and nothing about my old ones.”

— Oscar Wilde

 quotes - I am not young enough to know everything. Share

“I am not young enough to know everything.”

— Oscar Wilde

 quotes - I think that God in creating Man somewhat overestimated his ability. Share

“I think that God in creating Man somewhat overestimated his ability.”

— Oscar Wilde

 quotes - If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they'll kill you. Share

“If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they'll kill you.”

— Oscar Wilde

 quotes - Illusion is the first of all pleasures. Share

“Illusion is the first of all pleasures.”

— Oscar Wilde

 quotes - It is a very sad thing that nowadays there is so little useless information. Share

“It is a very sad thing that nowadays there is so little useless information.”

— Oscar Wilde

 quotes - It is always a silly thing to give advice, but to give good advice is fatal. Share

“It is always a silly thing to give advice, but to give good advice is fatal.”

— Oscar Wilde

 quotes - Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone elses opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation. Share

“Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone elses opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.”

— Oscar Wilde

 quotes - Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes. Share

“Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.”

— Oscar Wilde

“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars”

— Oscar Wilde

“Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them.”

— Oscar Wilde

“Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.”

— Oscar Wilde

“Seriousness is the only refuge of the shallow.”

— Oscar Wilde

“The aim of life is self-development. To realize one's nature perfectly - that is what each of us is here for.”

— Oscar Wilde

“The old believe everything, the middle-aged suspect everything, and the young know everything.”

— Oscar Wilde

“The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about.”

— Oscar Wilde

“The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.”

— Oscar Wilde

“There are many things that we would throw away, if we were not afraid that others might pick them up.”

— Oscar Wilde