Quotes by Oscar Wilde

Quotes 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
  • “I see when men love women. They give them but a little of their lives. But women when they love give everything.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.”
    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
  • “True friends stab you in the front.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “The salesman knows nothing of what he is selling save that he is charging a great deal too much for it.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.”
    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
  • “Life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Arguments are extremely vulgar, for everyone in good society holds exactly the same opinion.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Those whom the gods love grow young.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Fathers should be neither seen nor heard. That is the only proper basis for family life.”
    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
  • “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
  • “The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it’s dead for you.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “A man can be happy with any woman, as long as he does not love her.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “No woman should ever be quite accurate about her age. It looks so calculating.”
    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

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