Oscar Wilde Quotes

Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing.

Oscar Wilde

I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable. There is something unfair about its use. It is hitting below the intellect.

Oscar Wilde

A sentimentalist is simply one who desires to have the LUXURY of an emotion without paying for it.

Oscar Wilde

Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance

Oscar Wilde

When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what world calls a romance

Oscar Wilde

Nothing spoils a romance so much as a sense of humour in the woman.

Oscar Wilde

A map of the world that does not include Utopia is not worth even glancing at, for it leaves out the one country at which Humanity is always landing.

Oscar Wilde

The modern sympathy with invalids is morbid. Illness of any kind is hardly a thing to be encouraged in others.

Oscar Wilde

To get into the best society nowadays, one has either to feed people, amuse people, or shock people

Oscar Wilde

Football is all very well as a game for rough girls, but is hardly suitable for delicate boys.

Oscar Wilde

Those whom the gods love grow young.

Oscar Wilde

It's not whether you win or lose, it's how you place the blame.

Oscar Wilde

Life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not.

Oscar Wilde

Pray don't talk to me about the weather, Mr. Worthing. Whenever people talk to me about the weather, I always feel quite certain that they mean something else

Oscar Wilde

There is no necessity to separate the monarch from the mob; all authority is equally bad.

Oscar Wilde

Authority is quite degrading.

Oscar Wilde

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