Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

Irish writer

Lived from: 1854-1900

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: Oscar Wilde

Quotes 31 till 45 of 517.

  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    - +
    +1
    Cultivated leisure is the aim of man.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    - +
    +1
    I can believe anything provided it is incredible.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    - +
     0
    A bore is someone who deprives you of solitude without providing you with company.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    - +
     0
    A good friend will always stab you in the front.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    - +
     0
    A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    - +
     0
    A man can't be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    - +
     0
    A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    - +
     0
    A man who is much talked about is always very attractive.
    Source: The importance of being earnest (1895) act 2
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    - +
     0
    A man's very highest moment is, I have no doubt at all, when he kneels in the dust, and beats his breast, and tells all the sins of his life.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    - +
     0
    A map of the world that does not include Utopia is not worth even glancing at.
    Source: The Soul of Man Under Socialism (1895)
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    - +
     0
    A mask tells us more than a face.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    - +
     0
    A modern city is the exact opposite of what everyone wants.
    Source: Letter naar Robert Ross (31-5-1897) in Frank Harris - Oscar Wilde, His life and confessions
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    - +
     0
    A poet can survive everything but a misprint.
    Source: The Pall Mall Gazette (14 oktober 1886) he Children of the Poets
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    - +
     0
    A sentimentalist is simply one who desires to have the luxury of an emotion without paying for it.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    - +
     0
    A woman will flirt with anybody in the world as long as other people are looking on.
    Source: The Importance of Being Earnest Act 3