Quotes by Oscar Wilde

Quotes 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
  • “To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “No woman should ever be quite accurate about her age. It looks so calculating.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “In modern life nothing produces such an effect as a good platitude. It makes the whole world kin.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it’s dead for you.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Fathers should be neither seen nor heard. That is the only proper basis for family life.”
    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
  • “If one plays good music, people don’t listen and if one plays bad music people don’t talk.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Experience is one thing you can’t get for nothing.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “One should always be in love. That is the reason one should never marry.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “The world has grown suspicious of anything that looks like a happily married life.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “There is always something ridiculous about the emotions of people whom one has ceased to love.”
    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
  • “He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “One can survive everything, nowadays, except death, and live down everything except a good reputation.”
    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
  • “I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.”
    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
  • “An excellent man; he has no enemies; and none of his friends like him.”
    by Oscar Wilde

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