The best Quotations


always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.
- Oscar Wilde

A man can be happy with any woman, as long as he does not love her.
- Oscar Wilde

A kiss may ruin a human life.
- Oscar Wilde

Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance.
- Oscar Wilde

A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.
- Oscar Wilde

A cigarette is the perfect type of a perfect pleasure. it is exquisite, and it leaves one unsatisfied. what more can one want?
- Oscar Wilde

A man who moralizes is usually a hypocrite, and a woman who moralizes is invariably plain.
- Oscar Wilde

Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.
- Oscar Wilde

Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
- Oscar Wilde

A man's face is his autobiography. a woman's face is her work of fiction.
- Oscar Wilde

A man's very highest moment is, i have no doubt at all, when he kneels in the dust, and beats his breast, and tells all the sins of his life.
- Oscar Wilde

America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.
- Oscar Wilde

Anybody can make history. only a great man can write it.
- Oscar Wilde

As for the virtuous poor, one can pity them, of course, but one cannot possibly admire them. they have made private terms with the enemy, and sold their birthright for very bad pottage. they must also be extraordinarily stupid.
- Oscar Wilde

As long as war is regarded as wicked, it will always have it's fascination. when it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular.
- Oscar Wilde

Beauty is a form of genius - is higher, indeed, than genius, as it needs no explanation. it is of the great facts in the world like sunlight, or springtime, or the reflection in dark water of that silver shell we call the moon.
- Oscar Wilde

Between men and women there is no friendship possible. there is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.
- Oscar Wilde

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

Lots of people act well, but few people talk well. this shows that talking is the more difficult of the two.
- Oscar Wilde

as long as war is regarded as wicked it will always have its fascinations. when it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular.
- Oscar Wilde

A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.
- Oscar Wilde

A man can't be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
- Oscar Wilde

A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
- Oscar Wilde

A map of the world that does not include utopia is not worth even glancing at, for it leaves out the one country at which humanity is always landing.
- Oscar Wilde

A person who, because he has corns himself, always treads on other people's toes.
- Oscar Wilde


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Quotation Pretense is the overrating of any kind of knowledge we pretend to. - writer
Quotation If we cannot live so as to be happy, let us so live as to deserve happiness. - writer
Quotation It is for want of application, rather than of means that people fail, - writer
Quotation Human Dignity has gleamed only now and then and here and there, in lonely splendor, throughout the ages, a hope of the better men, never an achievement of the majority. - writer
Quotation All art is a struggle to be, in a particular sort of way, virtuous. - writer
Quotation They that are against superstition oftentimes run into it of the wrong side. If I wear all colors but black, then I am superstitious in not wearing black. - writer