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Oscar Wilde Quotes

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It is better to be beautiful than to be good, but it is better to be good than to be ugly.
– Oscar Wilde

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

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I put all my genius into my life; I put only my talent into my works.
– Oscar Wilde

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I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable. There is something unfair about its use. It is hitting below the intellect.
– Oscar Wilde

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This suspense is terrible. I hope it will last.
– Oscar Wilde

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I put all my genius into my life; I put only my talent into my works.
– Oscar Wilde

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

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

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I think that God in creating Man some what over estimated his ability.
– Oscar Wilde

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

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

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Life is too important to be taken seriously.
– Oscar Wilde

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There are terrible temptations which it requires strength and courage to yield to.
– Oscar Wilde

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I have met a lot of hardboiled eggs in my time, but you’re twenty minutes.
– Oscar Wilde

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

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I am the only person in the world I should like to know thoroughly.
– Oscar Wilde

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I have nothing to declare except my genius.
– Oscar Wilde

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I dislike arguments of any kind. They are always vulgar, and often convincing.
– Oscar Wilde

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Of course the music is a great difficulty. You see, if one plays good music, people don’t listen, and if one plays bad music people don’t talk.
– Oscar Wilde

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True friends stab you in the front.
– Oscar Wilde