Quotes by Oscar Wilde

Quotes by Oscar Wilde

  • “There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.”
    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
  • “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
  • “Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.”
    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
  • “A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.”
    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
  • “The salesman knows nothing of what he is selling save that he is charging a great deal too much for it.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “If you are not too long, I will wait here for you all my life.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Hatred is blind, as well as love.”
    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
  • “Arguments are extremely vulgar, for everyone in good society holds exactly the same opinion.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Biography lends to death a new terror.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “There is only one thing in life worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.”
    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 man can be happy with any woman, as long as he does not love her.”
    by Oscar Wilde

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