Oscar Wilde - Page 4

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

Women are made to be loved, not understood.
– Oscar Wilde

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

Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.
– Oscar Wilde

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

There is nothing in the world like the devotion of a married woman. It is a thing no married man knows anything about.
– Oscar Wilde

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

The soul is born old but grows young. That is the comedy of life. And the body is born young and grows old. That is life’s tragedy.
– Oscar Wilde

True friends stab you in the front.
– Oscar Wilde

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

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

Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.
– Oscar Wilde

I can resist everything except temptation.
– Oscar Wilde

Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike.
– Oscar Wilde

Who, being loved, is poor?
– Oscar Wilde

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

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

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

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

Anybody can make history. Only a great man can write it.
– Oscar Wilde