Oscar Wilde Quotes - 25 The Best Ones

Oscar Wilde Quotes

Oscar Wilde Quotes – 25 The Best Ones

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
— Oscar Wilde

“Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.”
— Oscar Wilde

“I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying.”
— Oscar Wilde (The Happy Prince and Other Stories)

“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.”
— Oscar Wilde

“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”
— Oscar Wilde (Lady Windermere’s Fan)

“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 Importance of Being Earnest)

“The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.”
— Oscar Wilde (The Picture of Dorian Gray)

“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 (The Critic as Artist)

“You can never be overdressed or overeducated.”
— Oscar Wilde

“Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.”
— Oscar Wilde

“Women are meant to be loved, not to be understood.”
— Oscar Wilde (Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime and Other Stories )

“A good friend will always stab you in the front.”
— Oscar Wilde

“I don’t want to go to heaven. None of my friends are there.”
— Oscar Wilde

“Never love anyone who treats you like you’re ordinary.”
— Oscar Wilde

“Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.”
— 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 (The Picture of Dorian Gray)

“Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.”
— Oscar Wilde

“I am not young enough to know everything.”
— Oscar Wilde

“The heart was made to be broken.”
— Oscar Wilde

“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

“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 (The Picture of Dorian Gray)

“Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.”
— Oscar Wilde

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