Oscar Wilde Quotes

The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself.

Oscar Wilde

One is absolutely sickened, not by the crimes that the wicked have committed, but by the punishments that the good have inflicted; and a community is infinitely more brutalized by the habitual employment of punishment than it is by the occasional occurrence of crime.

Oscar Wilde

Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when called upon to act according with the dictates of reason.

Oscar Wilde

Good taste is the excuse I've always given for leading such a bad life

Oscar Wilde

Good taste is the excuse I've always given for leading such a bad life

Oscar Wilde

One can give a really unbiased opinion only about things that do not interest one

Oscar Wilde

The soul is born old but grows young. That is the comedy of life.

Oscar Wilde

Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul.

Oscar Wilde

Those who are faithful know only the trivial side of love: it is the faithless who know love's tragedies.

Oscar Wilde

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 soul is born old but grows young. That is the comedy of life. And the body is born young and grows old. That is life's tragedy.

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

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

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