Oscar Wilde Quotes...

Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 1854 – 30 November 1900) was an Anglo-Irish playwright, novelist, poet, and critic. He was one of the most popular playwrights in the early 1890s.

Oscar is well known for his works like The Picture of Dorian Gray and The Importance of Being Earnest. Oscar wrote a number of remarkable epigrams, plays, and essays through which he gained huge fame.

Wilde died of meningitis on November 30, 1900, at the age of 46 but he will always be remembered for his extraordinary work.

Oscar Wilde Quotes

Hatred is blind, as well as love.

Hatred is blind, as well as love.

- Oscar Wilde
Ambition is the last refuge of the failure.

Ambition is the last refuge of the failure.

- Oscar Wilde
I think God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability.

I think God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability.

- Oscar Wilde
The very essence of romance is uncertainty.

The very essence of romance is uncertainty.

- Oscar Wilde
Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one.

Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one.

- Oscar Wilde
Questions are never indiscreet, answers sometimes are.

Questions are never indiscreet, answers sometimes are.

- Oscar Wilde
Hearts are made to be broken.

Hearts are made to be broken.

- Oscar Wilde
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.

To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.

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

Men always want to be a woman’s first love – women like to be a man’s last romance.

- Oscar Wilde
There is only one thing in life worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.

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

- Oscar Wilde
I don't want to go to heaven. None of my friends are there.

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

- Oscar Wilde
Memory... is the diary that we all carry about with us.

Memory… is the diary that we all carry about with us.

- Oscar Wilde
No man is rich enough to buy back his past.

No man is rich enough to buy back his past.

- Oscar Wilde
Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.

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

- Oscar Wilde
A good friend will always stab you in the front.

A good friend will always stab you in the front.

- Oscar Wilde
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.

- Oscar Wilde
There is no sin except stupidity.

There is no sin except stupidity.

- Oscar Wilde
Women are meant to be loved, not to be understood.

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

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

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

- Oscar Wilde
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.

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

- Oscar Wilde
There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.

There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.

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

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

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

Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.

- Oscar Wilde
Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result.

Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result.

- Oscar Wilde
The truth is rarely pure and never simple.

The truth is rarely pure and never simple.

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

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

- Oscar Wilde
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.

Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.

- Oscar Wilde
A man who does not think for himself does not think at all

A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.

- Oscar Wilde