Best Quotes By Oscar Wilde

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Here are some best quotes by Oscar Wilde

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”


“Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.”


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


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


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


“If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.”


“It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.”


“The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.”


“The truth is rarely pure and never simple.”


“Yes: I am a dreamer. For a dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.”


“You can never be overdressed or overeducated.”


“Never love anyone who treats you like you’re ordinary.”


“A good friend will always stab you in the front.”


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


“You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.”


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


“I am not young enough to know everything.”


“You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.”


“Those who find ugly meanings in beautiful things are corrupt without being charming. This is a fault. Those who find beautiful meanings in beautiful things are the cultivated. For these there is hope. They are the elect to whom beautiful things mean only Beauty. There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written. That is all.”


“Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one’s head, and listen to silence. To have no yesterday, and no tomorrow. To forget time, to forgive life, to be at peace.”


“Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.”


“Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing.”


“I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.”


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


“A man’s face is his autobiography. A woman’s face is her work of fiction.”


“When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one’s self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.”


“Whenever people agree with me I always feel I must be wrong.”


“Society often forgives the criminal; it never forgives the dreamer.”


“An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.”


“Life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not.”