World Of Quotes

Quotes, Sayings, and Proverbs
 Oscar Wilde Quotes
523 Famous Quotes by Oscar Wilde
10/16/1854 - 11/30/1900
Also Known As:  
Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde     Fingal O'Flahertie Wills     Oscar. Wilde
Professions:  
Information:  
About Oscar Wilde

A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction.

Men and women Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

3 out of 5 stars
2 votes

Experience is the name every one gives to their mistakes.

Mistakes Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

3 out of 5 stars
3 votes

The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.

Morality Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

3 out of 5 stars
2 votes

The final mystery is oneself.

Mystery Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

3 out of 5 stars
5 votes

A pessimist is an optimist with experience

Optimism Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

3 out of 5 stars
3 votes

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.

Optimism Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

3 out of 5 stars
1 votes

The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about.

Popularity Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

3 out of 5 stars
3 votes

Who, being loved, is poor?

Poverty Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

3 out of 5 stars
3 votes

Don't pray for lighter burdens, but for stronger backs.

Prayer Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

3 out of 5 stars
2 votes

When the gods wish to punish us, they answer our prayers.

Punishment Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

3 out of 5 stars
5 votes

Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul.

Reciprocity Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

3 out of 5 stars
1 votes

Ridicule is the tribute paid to the genius by the mediocrities.

Ridicule Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

3 out of 5 stars
2 votes

You don't love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.

Romance Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

3 out of 5 stars
1 votes

A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.

Sacrifice Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

3 out of 5 stars
7 votes

There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that others might pick them up.

Selfishness Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

3 out of 5 stars
8 votes

The world has grown suspicious of anything that looks like a happily married life.

Suspicion Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

3 out of 5 stars
1 votes

Truth, in matters of religion, is simply the opinion that has survived

Truth Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

3 out of 5 stars
3 votes

The worst form of tyranny the world has ever known the tyranny of the weak over the strong. It is the only tyranny that lasts.

Tyranny Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

3 out of 5 stars
2 votes

What is a cynic? A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.

Value Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

3 out of 5 stars
3 votes

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

Wealth Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

3 out of 5 stars
3 votes

Quotation is a serviceable substitute for wit.

Wit Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

3 out of 5 stars
1 votes

The error of youth is to believe that intelligence is a substitute for experience, while the error of age is to believe experience is a substitute for intelligence

Youth Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

3 out of 5 stars
7 votes

Man can believe the impossible, but can never believe the improbable.

Beliefs Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

3 out of 5 stars
1 votes

It is perfectly monstrous the way people go about nowadayssaying things against one, behind one's back, that are absolutely and entirely true.

Gossip Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

3 out of 5 stars
2 votes

Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when called upon to act according with the dictates of reason.

Temper Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

3 out of 5 stars
5 votes