Oscar Wilde Quotes

Children begin by loving their parents; after a time they judge them; rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.

Oscar Wilde

Children have a natural antipathy to books - handicraft should be the basis of education. Boys and girls should be taught to use their hands to make something, and they would be less apt to destroy and be mischievous.

Oscar Wilde

When good Americans die they go to Paris.

Oscar Wilde

Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.

Oscar Wilde

The proper school to learn art is not life but art

Oscar Wilde

Ambition is the last refuge of failure.

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.

Oscar Wilde

Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us.

Oscar Wilde

Hearts live by being wounded.

Oscar Wilde

I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.

Oscar Wilde

It is because Humanity has never known where it was going that it has been able to find its way.

Oscar Wilde

Nothing looks so like innocence as an indiscretion.

Oscar Wilde

Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike.

Oscar Wilde

If you think nobody cares if you're alive,try missing a couple of car payments

Oscar Wilde

A red rose is not selfish because it wants to be a red rose. It would be horribly selfish if it wanted all the other flowers in the garden to be both red and roses.

Oscar Wilde

The condition of perfection is idleness: the aim of perfection is youth

Oscar Wilde

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