Oscar Wilde - Page 13

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

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

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

A woman will flirt with anybody in the world as long as other people are looking on.
– Oscar Wilde

The only thing worse than been talked about is not been talked about.
– Oscar Wilde

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

The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it.
– Oscar Wilde

How clever you are, my dear! You never mean a single word you say.
– Oscar Wilde

My own business always bores me to death; I prefer other people’s
– Oscar Wilde

How else but through a broken heart may Lord Christ enter in?
– Oscar Wilde

The heart was made to be broken.
– Oscar Wilde

The old believe everything; the middle-aged suspect everything; the young know everything.
– Oscar Wilde

No object is so beautiful that, under certain conditions, it will not look ugly.
– Oscar Wilde

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

I have made an important discovery…that alcohol,taken in sufficient quantities, produces all the effects of intoxication.
– Oscar Wilde

Work is the curse of the drinking classes.
– Oscar Wilde

Young men want to be faithful, and are not; old men want to be faithless, and cannot.
– Oscar Wilde

No woman should ever be quite accurate about her age. It looks so calculating.
– Oscar Wilde

Action is the last resource of those who know not how to dream.
– Oscar Wilde