Oscar Wilde Quotes

Authority is quite degrading.

Oscar Wilde

Nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.

Oscar Wilde

No crime is vulgar, but all vulgarity is crime

Oscar Wilde

Vulgarity is simply the conduct of other people.

Oscar Wilde

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

Oscar Wilde

No object is so beautiful that, under certain conditions, it will not look ugly.

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

The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing

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

My great mistake, the fault for which I can't forgive myself, is that one day I ceased my obstinate pursuit of my own individuality.

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

It is a curious fact that people are never so trivial as when they take themselves seriously.

Oscar Wilde

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