Quotes by Oscar Wilde

Quotes by Oscar Wilde

  • “Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Death and vulgarity are the only two facts in the nineteenth century that one cannot explain away.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Who, being loved, is poor?”
    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
  • “Fathers should be neither seen nor heard. That is the only proper basis for family life.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends.”
    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 never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not.”
    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
  • “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
  • “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
  • “Arguments are extremely vulgar, for everyone in good society holds exactly the same opinion.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “No woman should ever be quite accurate about her age. It looks so calculating.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “An excellent man; he has no enemies; and none of his friends like him.”
    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
  • “Biography lends to death a new terror.”
    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
  • “Women love us for our defects. If we have enough of them, they will forgive us everything, even our gigantic intellects.”
    by Oscar Wilde

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