Quotes by Oscar Wilde

Quotes by Oscar Wilde

  • “To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.”
    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
  • “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.”
    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
  • “Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result.”
    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
  • “If one plays good music, people don’t listen and if one plays bad music people don’t talk.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Women love us for our defects. If we have enough of them, they will forgive us everything, even our gigantic intellects.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “There is only one thing in life worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “I always pass on good advice. It is the only thing to do with it. It is never of any use to oneself.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “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.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one.”
    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
  • “There is always something ridiculous about the emotions of people whom one has ceased to love.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “One should always be in love. That is the reason one should never marry.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it’s dead for you.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “It is better to be beautiful than to be good. But… it is better to be good than to be ugly.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Anybody can be good in the country. There are no temptations there.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.”
    by Oscar Wilde

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