Oscar Wilde Quotes

  • Women‍‍`s Corner
  • February 25, 2023

Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was an Irish poet and playwright. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of the most popular playwrights in London in the early 1890s.

1. To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all. ~ Oscar Wilde

2. "Placerea este testul naturii, semnul ei aprobator." ~ Oscar Wilde

3. "If a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing well. If it is worth having, it is worth waiting for. If it is worth attaining, it is worth fighting for. If it is worth experiencing, it is worth putting aside time for." ~ Oscar Wilde

4. "Everyone may not be good, but there's always something good in everyone. Never judge anyone shortly because every saint has a past and every sinner has a future." ~ Oscar Wilde

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5. "Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go." ~ Oscar Wilde

6. "Conformity is the last refuge of the unimaginitive" ~ Oscar Wilde

7. "It's beauty that captures your attention. personality which captures your heart." ~ Oscar Wilde

8. "An optimist will tell you the glass is half-full; the pessimist, half-empty; and the engineer will tell you the glass is twice the size it needs to be." ~ Oscar Wilde

9. "Selfishness is not living your life as you wish to live it. Selfishness is wanting others to live their lives as you wish them to." ~ Oscar Wilde

10. "Be yourself; everyone else is taken." ~ Oscar Wilde

11. "Religion is like a blind man looking in a black room for a black cat that isn't there, and finding it." ~ Oscar Wilde

12. "The answers are all out there, we just need to ask the right questions." ~ Oscar Wilde

13. "Men as a rule love with their eyes, woman with their ears." ~ Oscar Wilde

14. "We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars." ~ Oscar Wilde

15. "A pessimist is somebody who complains about the noise when opportunity knocks." ~ Oscar Wilde

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16. "If you cannot write well, you cannot think well; if you cannot think well, others will do your thinking for you." ~ Oscar Wilde

17. "The best way to enjoy your job is to imagine yourself without one." ~ Oscar Wilde

18. "Children start out loving their parents, but as they grow older and discover their parents are human, they become judgmental. And sometimes, when they mature, they forgive their parents, especially when they discover they are also human." ~ Oscar Wilde

19. "God grant me the serenity to accept that people are ignorant, the courage to uphold the law when I'm hostile, & the wisdom to realize that murder is illegal." ~ Oscar Wilde

20. "Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike." ~ Oscar Wilde

21. "Live! Live the wonderful life that is in you! Let nothing be lost upon you. Be always searching for new sensations. Be afraid of nothing." ~ Oscar Wilde

22. "Never love anyone who treats you like you're ordinary." ~ Oscar Wilde

23. "The only people I would care to be with now are artists and people who have suffered: those who know what beauty is, and those who know what sorrow is: nobody else interests me." ~ Oscar Wilde

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24. "What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise" ~ Oscar Wilde

25. "No man is rich enough to buy back his past." ~ Oscar Wilde

26. "Cats are put on earth to remind us that not everything has a purpose." ~ Oscar Wilde

27. "A good friend will always stab you in the front." ~ Oscar Wilde

28. "Marriage is a long, dull meal with dessert served at the beginning." ~ Oscar Wilde

29. "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

30. "Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future." ~ Oscar Wilde

31. "With age comes wisdom, but sometimes age comes alone." ~ Oscar Wilde

32. "Life is too short to be taken seriously." ~ Oscar Wilde

33. "Many of the great achievements of the world were accomplished by tired and discouraged men who kept on working." ~ Oscar Wilde

34. "Women are made to be loved, not understood." ~ Oscar Wilde

35. "I have no objection to anyone's sex life as long as they don't practice it in the street and frighten the horses." ~ Oscar Wilde

36. "Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation." ~ Oscar Wilde

37. "People may fail many times, but they become failures only when they begin to blame someone else. Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much." ~ Oscar Wilde

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38. "A passion for pleasure is the secret of remaining young." ~ Oscar Wilde

39. "It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious." ~ Oscar Wilde

40. "We live in an age when unnecessary things are our only necessities." ~ Oscar Wilde

41. "Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people." ~ Oscar Wilde

42. "If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they'll kill you." ~ Oscar Wilde

43. "It's not whether you win or lose, it's how you place the blame." ~ Oscar Wilde

44. "There are moments when one has to choose between living one's own life, fully, entirely, completely-or dragging out some false, shallow, degrading existence that the world in its hypocrisy demands." ~ Oscar Wilde

45. "Ridicule is the tribute paid to the genius by the mediocrities." ~ Oscar Wilde

46. "To look at a thing is very different from seeing it." ~ Oscar Wilde

47. "Ambition is the last refuge of the failure." ~ Oscar Wilde

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48. "The man who says his wife can't take a joke, forgets that she took him." ~ Oscar Wilde

49. "I love to talk about nothing. It's the only thing I know anything about." ~ Oscar Wilde

50. "I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying." ~ Oscar Wilde

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