Oscar Wilde Quotes




~Wonderful Oscar Wilde Quotes~

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


"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


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


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


"A man can't be too careful in the choice of his enemies." Oscar Wilde


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


"A poet can survive everything but a misprint." Oscar Wilde


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


"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


"All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling." Oscar Wilde


"All that I desire to point out is the general principle that life imitates art far more than
art imitates life." Oscar Wilde


~My Favorite Oscar Wilde Quote~
"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 excellent man; he has no enemies; and none of his friends like him." 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


~An Oscar Wilde Quote For Moms~
"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


"Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance." Oscar Wilde


~A Political Oscar Wilde Quote~
"Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people." Oscar Wilde


"Do you really think it is weakness that yields to temptation? I tell you that there are terrible temptations
which it requires strength, strength and courage to yield to." Oscar Wilde


"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


~An Inspirational Oscar Wilde Quote~
"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


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