Quotes by Oscar Wilde

Quotes 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
  • “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
  • “One can survive everything, nowadays, except death, and live down everything except a good reputation.”
    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
  • “Men always want to be a woman’s first love – women like to be a man’s last romance.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old I know that it is.”
    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
  • “Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Experience is one thing you can’t get for nothing.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.”
    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
  • “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
  • “Life imitates art far more than art imitates Life.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “The one charm about marriage is that it makes a life of deception absolutely necessary for both parties.”
    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
  • “It is better to be beautiful than to be good. But… it is better to be good than to be ugly.”
    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
  • “Arguments are extremely vulgar, for everyone in good society holds exactly the same opinion.”
    by Oscar Wilde

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