Oscar Wilde Quotes

No crime is vulgar, but all vulgarity is crime

Oscar Wilde

Vulgarity is the conduct of other people, just as falsehoods are the truths of other people.

Oscar Wilde

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth

Oscar Wilde

Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.

Oscar Wilde

Paradoxically though it may seem, it is none the less true that life imitates art far more than art imitates life.

Oscar Wilde

Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.

Oscar Wilde

I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.

Oscar Wilde

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

Oscar Wilde

Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.

Oscar Wilde

All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his.

Oscar Wilde

It is a dangerous thing to reform anyone.

Oscar Wilde

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

Oscar Wilde

Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.

Oscar Wilde

Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.

Oscar Wilde

Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.

Oscar Wilde

Illusion is the first of all pleasures.

Oscar Wilde

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