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Oscar Wilde Quotes

Oscar Wilde Quotes Reveal His Non-Conformist Image

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Oscar Wilde lived ahead of the times, in attire and outlook. A connoisseur of beauty, Oscar Wilde was completely absorbed in the aesthetic movement. His works like The Picture of Dorian Gray, which had homo erotic undertones, invited criticism from contemporaries. Even though he was embroiled in scorn and scandal, Oscar Wilde held steadfast to his beliefs. Get inspired with these famous Oscar Wilde quotes and laud his visionary acumen.

Enemies
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.

Sincerity
A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.

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

Biography
Biography lends to death a new terror.

Youth
I am not young enough to know everything.

Cynicism
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything but the value of nothing.

Feelings
A gentleman is one who never hurts anyone's feelings unintentionally.

Thought
A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.

Poet
A poet can survive everything but a misprint.

Art
All art is quite useless.

Soul
Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.

Satisfaction
I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.

Belief
Man can believe the impossible, but can never believe the improbable.

Motive
Whenever a man does a thoroughly stupid thing, it is always from the noblest motives.

Tragedy
There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.

Romance
They spoil every romance by trying to make it last forever.

Experience
Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.

Democracy
Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.

Temptation
The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it.

Fame
There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.

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