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The Irish poet and playwright was Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde. In the beginning of the 1890s, he became one of London’s most popular playwrights after writing in various ways throughout 1880. Oscar Wilde Quotes About Success, Love, Happiness, Life at starsquotes see below.

  • Born:- October 16, 1854, Westland Row, Dublin, Ireland
  • Nationality:- Irish
  • Plays:- The Importance of Being Earnest, Salome…
  • Died:- November 30, 1900, Paris, France

Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.

Oscar Wilde

Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.

Oscar Wilde

To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.

Oscar Wilde

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

The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.

Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde About Success, Love

Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.

Oscar Wilde

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

Oscar Wilde

With freedom, books, flowers, and the moon, who could not be happy?

Oscar Wilde

All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does, and that is his.

Oscar Wilde

Quotation is a serviceable substitute for wit.

Oscar Wilde

If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they’ll kill you.

Oscar Wilde

It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.

Oscar Wilde

To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.

Oscar Wilde

Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.

Oscar Wilde

No good deed goes unpunished.

Oscar Wilde

I don’t want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.

Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde About Life

Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about.

Oscar Wilde

Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast.

Oscar Wilde

There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.

Oscar Wilde

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

Oscar Wilde

To define is to limit.

Oscar Wilde

Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people we personally dislike.

Oscar Wilde

I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying.

Oscar Wilde

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.

Oscar Wilde

If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.

Oscar Wilde

It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.

Oscar Wilde

“The truth is rarely pure and never simple.

Oscar Wilde

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

Oscar Wilde

You can never be overdressed or overeducated.

Oscar Wilde

I don’t want to go to heaven. None of my friends are there.

Oscar Wilde

Women are meant to be loved, not to be understood.

Oscar Wilde

Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.

Oscar Wilde

A good friend will always stab you in the front.

Oscar Wilde

Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.

Oscar Wilde

Yes: I am a dreamer. For 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

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I am not young enough to know everything.

Oscar Wilde

You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.

Oscar Wilde

Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.

Oscar Wilde

The heart was made to be broken.

Oscar Wilde

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

Oscar Wilde

Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.

Oscar Wilde

I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.

Oscar Wilde

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.

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.

Oscar Wilde

Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.

Oscar Wilde

Those who find ugly meanings in beautiful things are corrupt without being charming. This is a fault. Those who find beautiful meanings in beautiful things are the cultivated. For these there is hope. They are the elect to whom beautiful things mean only Beauty. There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written. That is all.

Oscar Wilde

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Never love anyone who treats you like you’re ordinary.

Oscar Wilde

The very essence of romance is uncertainty.

Oscar Wilde

Anybody can sympathise with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathise with a friend’s success.

Oscar Wilde

The world is a stage and the play is badly cast.

Oscar Wilde

I am too fond of reading books to care to write them.

Oscar Wilde

We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell.

Oscar Wilde

There are only two kinds of people who are really fascinating: people who know absolutely everything, and people who know absolutely nothing.

Oscar Wilde

How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being.

Oscar Wilde

Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing.

Oscar Wilde

Behind every exquisite thing that existed, there was something tragic.

Oscar Wilde

We live in an age when unnecessary things are our only necessities.

Oscar Wilde

Society often forgives the criminal; it never forgives the dreamer.

Oscar Wilde

Everything in moderation, including moderation.

Oscar Wilde

Humanity takes itself too seriously. It is the world’s original sin. If the cave-man had known how to laugh, History would have been different.

Oscar Wilde

One should never trust a woman who tells one her real age. A woman who would tell one that would tell one anything.

Oscar Wilde

The nicest feeling in the world is to do a good deed anonymously-and have somebody find out.

Oscar Wilde

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The only good thing to do with good advice is pass it on; it is never of any use to oneself.

Oscar Wilde

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

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

Oscar Wilde

The mystery of love is greater than the mystery of death.

Oscar Wilde

It takes great deal of courage to see the world in all its tainted glory, and still to love it.

Oscar Wilde