Oscar Wilde

Country Ireland
Born Tuesday, 30 November -0001
Quotes 439
He is a great irish poet.
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Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much. - Oscar Wilde Love & Relationships
“I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.” Uncategorized
“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” Uncategorized
I suppose that I shall have to die beyond my means. Uncategorized
Anybody can sympathise with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathise with a friend's success. Uncategorized
Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is man's original virtue. It is through disobedience and rebellion that progress has been made. Uncategorized
In America the President reigns for four years, and Journalism governs for ever and ever. Uncategorized
To recommend thrift to the poor is both grotesque and insulting. It is like advising a man who is starving to eat less. Uncategorized
There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written or badly written. Uncategorized
Women love us for our defects. If we have enough of them, they will forgive us everything, even our intellects. Uncategorized
Whenever a man does a thoroughly stupid thing, it is always from the noblest motives. Uncategorized
When a woman marries again, it is because she detested her first husband. When a man marries again, it is because he adored his first wife. Women try their luck; men risk theirs. Uncategorized
To get back my youth I would do anything in the world, except take exercise, get up early, or be respectable. Uncategorized
There is a luxury in self-reproach. When we blame ourselves, we feel that no one else has a right to blame us. It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution. Uncategorized
The reason we all like to think so well of others is that we are all afraid for ourselves. The basis of optimism is sheer terror. Uncategorized
The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it. Resist it, and your soul grows sick with longing for the things it has forbidden to itself. Uncategorized
The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it. Uncategorized
The advantage of the emotions is that they lead us astray, and the advantage of science is that it is not emotional. Uncategorized
Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it had merely been detected. Uncategorized
One can always be kind to people about whom one cares nothing. Uncategorized