Oscar Wilde Quotes

There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.

Oscar Wilde

There is only one real tragedy in a woman's life. The fact that her past is always her lover, and her future invariably her husband.

Oscar Wilde

The one charm about marriage is that it makes a life of deception absolutely necessary for both parties.

Oscar Wilde

Musical people always want one to be perfectly dumb at the very moment when one is longing to be perfectly deaf.

Oscar Wilde

You know what a woman's curiosity is

Oscar Wilde

How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being.

Oscar Wilde

I always pass on good advice. It's the only thing to do with it. It is never any use to oneself.

Oscar Wilde

I can believe anything provided it is incredible.

Oscar Wilde

Man can believe the impossible, but can never believe the improbable.

Oscar Wilde

Between the optimist and the pessimist, the difference is droll. The optimist sees the doughnut; the pessimist the hole!

Oscar Wilde

All charming people, I fancy, are spoiled. It is the secret of their attraction.

Oscar Wilde

Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing worth knowing can be taught.

Oscar Wilde

She wore far too much rouge last night and not quite enough clothes. That is always a sign of despair in a woman.

Oscar Wilde

Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them.

Oscar Wilde

Marriage is the one subject on which all women agree and all men disagree

Oscar Wilde

Woman begins by resisting a man's advances and ends by blocking his retreat.

Oscar Wilde

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