All Quotes, Oscar Wilde

55 Oscar Wilde Quotes

Oscar Wilde, is one of the most talented playwright of all time. Oscar Wilde was also a poet and public speaker. Known for his biting wit, flamboyant dress and glittering conversational skill Wilde was also the best-known personalities of his day. He was also a journalist. He is regarded as one of the most successful playwrights of late-Victorian London. This is a Quoteish quote tribute to poet Oscar Wilde with 55 of his most imaginative quotes on life, love and being yourself.

Nothing is so aggravating than calmness. - Oscar Wilde
Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about. - Oscar Wilde
Life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not. - Oscar Wilde
Questions are never indiscreet, answers sometimes are. - Oscar Wilde
The truth is rarely pure and never simple. - Oscar Wilde
Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance. - Oscar Wilde
Men marry because they are tired; women, because they are curious; both are disappointed. - Oscar Wilde
Work is the curse of the drinking classes. - Oscar Wilde
Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious. - Oscar Wilde
One's real life is so often the life that one does not lead. - Oscar Wilde
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible. - Oscar Wilde
Pessimist: One who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both. - Oscar Wilde
The advantage of the emotions is that they lead us astray. - Oscar Wilde
Only the shallow know themselves. - Oscar Wilde
A poet can survive everything but a misprint. - Oscar Wilde
Charity creates a multitude of sins. - Oscar Wilde
Fathers should be neither seen nor heard. That is the only proper basis for family life. - Oscar Wilde
Hatred is blind, as well as love. - Oscar Wilde
Arguments are extremely vulgar, for everyone in good society holds exactly the same opinion. - Oscar Wilde
Man can believe the impossible, but man can never believe the improbable. - Oscar Wilde
Life imitates art far more than art imitates Life. - Oscar Wilde
Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. - Oscar Wilde
Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter. - Oscar Wilde
A gentleman is one who never hurts anyone's feelings unintentionally. - Oscar Wilde
Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much. - Oscar Wilde
Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about. - Oscar Wilde
Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people. - Oscar Wilde
No man is rich enough to buy back his past. - Oscar Wilde
Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative. - Oscar Wilde
The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself. - Oscar Wilde
Everything popular is wrong. - Oscar Wilde
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. - Oscar Wilde
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. - Oscar Wilde
You can never be overdressed or overeducated. - Oscar Wilde
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination. - Oscar Wilde
Hearts are made to be broken. - Oscar Wilde
To define is to limit. - Oscar Wilde
Crying is for plain women. Pretty women go shopping. - Oscar Wilde
We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell. - Oscar Wilde
Everything in moderation, including moderation. - Oscar Wilde
Society often forgives the criminal; it never forgives the dreamer. - Oscar Wilde
There is no sin except stupidity. - Oscar Wilde
The basis of optimism is sheer terror. - Oscar Wilde
A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal. - Oscar Wilde
The mystery of love is greater than the mystery of death. - Oscar Wilde
All art is quite useless. - Oscar Wilde
Life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not. - Oscar Wilde
Consistency is the hallmark of the unimaginative. - Oscar Wilde
The one charm about the past is that it is the past. - Oscar Wilde
Punctuality is the thief of time. - Oscar Wilde
Illusion is the first of all pleasures. - Oscar Wilde
A man who does not think for himself does not think at all. - Oscar Wilde
Hearts Live By Being Wounded. - Oscar Wilde
Memory is the diary we all carry about with us. - Oscar Wilde
A flower blossoms for its own joy. Oscar Wilde
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