Quotes by Oscar Wilde

Quotes 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
  • “Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.”
    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
  • “No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Experience is one thing you can’t get for nothing.”
    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
  • “If you are not too long, I will wait here for you all my life.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “The world has grown suspicious of anything that looks like a happily married life.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Who, being loved, is poor?”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “True friends stab you in the front.”
    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
  • “Hatred is blind, as well as love.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Biography lends to death a new terror.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “A man can be happy with any woman, as long as he does not love her.”
    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 have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “The one charm about marriage is that it makes a life of deception absolutely necessary for both parties.”
    by Oscar Wilde

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