Oscar Wilde Quotes

The tragedy of old age is not that one is old, but that one is young.

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

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

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 Ö 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

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