Quotes by Oscar Wilde

Quotes by Oscar Wilde

  • “He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Fathers should be neither seen nor heard. That is the only proper basis for family life.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “There is something terribly morbid in the modern sympathy with pain. One should sympathise with the colour, the beauty, the joy of life. The less said about life’s sores the better.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Always forgive your enemies – nothing annoys them so much.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “If one plays good music, people don’t listen and if one plays bad music people don’t talk.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “If you are not too long, I will wait here for you all my life.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “The world has grown suspicious of anything that looks like a happily married life.”
    by 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.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “There is always something ridiculous about the emotions of people whom one has ceased to love.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Biography lends to death a new terror.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Men always want to be a woman’s first love – women like to be a man’s last romance.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “A man can be happy with any woman, as long as he does not love her.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend to be bad, it doesn’t. Such is the astounding stupidity of optimism.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “An excellent man; he has no enemies; and none of his friends like him.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result.”
    by Oscar Wilde

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