Quotes by Oscar Wilde

Quotes by Oscar Wilde

  • “Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Life imitates art far more than art imitates Life.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Anybody can be good in the country. There are no temptations there.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it’s dead for you.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Who, being loved, is poor?”
    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
  • “The world has grown suspicious of anything that looks like a happily married life.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “An excellent man; he has no enemies; and none of his friends like him.”
    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
  • “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
  • “He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Those whom the gods love grow young.”
    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
  • “When a man has once loved a woman he will do anything for her except continue to love her.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.”
    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
  • “To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.”
    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
  • “Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result.”
    by Oscar Wilde

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