Quotes by Oscar Wilde

Quotes 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
  • “The good ended happily, and the bad unhappily. That is what fiction means.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “An excellent man; he has no enemies; and none of his friends like him.”
    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
  • “The salesman knows nothing of what he is selling save that he is charging a great deal too much for it.”
    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
  • “To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.”
    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
  • “Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “If you are not too long, I will wait here for you all my life.”
    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
  • “Fathers should be neither seen nor heard. That is the only proper basis for family life.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Now that the House of Commons is trying to become useful, it does a great deal of harm.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “Those whom the gods love grow young.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “A man can be happy with any woman, as long as he does not love her.”
    by Oscar Wilde
  • “True friends stab you in the front.”
    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
  • “The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.”
    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
  • “Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about.”
    by Oscar Wilde

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