Quotes by Oscar Wilde

Quotes by Oscar Wilde

  • “When a man has once loved a woman he will do anything for her except continue to love her.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Always forgive your enemies – nothing annoys them so much.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.”
    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
  • “Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.”
    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
  • “Who, being loved, is poor?”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “The good ended happily, and the bad unhappily. That is what fiction means.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “One can survive everything, nowadays, except death, and live down everything except a good reputation.”
    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
  • “One can survive everything, nowadays, except death, and live down everything except a good reputation.”
    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
  • “I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike.”
    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
  • “Death and vulgarity are the only two facts in the nineteenth century that one cannot explain away.”
    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

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