Oscar Wilde Quotes

Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement

Oscar Wilde

Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women have a more subtle instinct: What they like is to be a man's last romance.

Oscar Wilde

Who, being loved, is poor?

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

Life is not complex. We are complex. Life is simple, and the simple thing is the right thing.

Oscar Wilde

Society exists only as a mental concept; in the real world there are only individuals.

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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