27 Inspirational Quotes by Oscar Wilde


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Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde (1854 – 1900) was an Irish poet and playwright.

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Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.

Oscar Wilde  


When you begin to love yourself, you start to enjoy a romance that lasts your whole life

Oscar Wilde  


Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not, and a sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is.

Oscar Wilde  


Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.

Oscar Wilde  


Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.

Oscar Wilde  


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

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Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.

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I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.

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

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And when wind and winter harden
All the loveless land,
It will whisper of the garden,
You will understand.

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This suspense is terrible. I hope it will last.

Oscar Wilde  


Anybody can sympathize with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathize with a friend's success.

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Those whom the gods love grow young.

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Women defend themselves by attacking, just as they attack by sudden and strange surrenders.

Oscar Wilde  


The husbands of very beautiful women belong to the criminal classes.

Oscar Wilde  


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

Oscar Wilde  


A true friend stabs you in the front.

Oscar Wilde  


If you don't get everything you want, think of the things you don't get that you don't want.

Oscar Wilde  


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

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Women are made to be loved, not understood.

Oscar Wilde  


Life is too important to be taken seriously.

Oscar Wilde  


Between men and woman there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.

Oscar Wilde  


After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one's own relations.

Oscar Wilde  


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

Oscar Wilde  


Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.

Oscar Wilde  


Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation.

Oscar Wilde  


One should never trust a woman who tells her real age. A woman who would tell one that would tell anything.

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