Oscar Wilde Quotes

The true perfection of man lies not in what man has, but in what man is.

Oscar Wilde

The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one.

Oscar Wilde

In examinations, the foolish ask questions the wise cannot answer.

Oscar Wilde

If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend to be bad, it doesn't. Such is the astounding stupidity of optimism.

Oscar Wilde

It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.

Oscar Wilde

It's absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.

Oscar Wilde

In England education produces no effect whatsoever. If it did, it would prove a serious danger to the upper classes, and would probably lead to acts of violence in Grosvenor Square.

Oscar Wilde

Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.

Oscar Wilde

A kiss may ruin a human life.

Oscar Wilde

Plain women are always jealous of their husbands. Beautiful women never are. They are always so occupied with being jealous of other women's husbands.

Oscar Wilde

In all matters of opinion, our adversaries are insane.

Oscar Wilde

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

Oscar Wilde

There is much to be said in favour of modern journalism. By giving us the opinions of the uneducated, it keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community.

Oscar Wilde

Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.

Oscar Wilde

An inordinate passion for pleasure is the secret of remaining young

Oscar Wilde

Questions are never indiscreet: answers sometimes are

Oscar Wilde

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