Quotes by Irish Dramatist Oscar Wilde

To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all. Oscar Wilde
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Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much. Oscar Wilde

Men marry because they are tired; women, because they are curious; both are disappointed. Oscar Wilde

Punctuality is the thief of time Oscar Wilde

Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. Oscar Wilde

True friends stab you in the front. Oscar Wilde

Life, Lady Stutfield, is simply a mauvais quart d'heure made up of exquisite moments. Oscar Wilde

Lots of people act well, but few people talk well. This shows that talking is the more difficult of the two. Oscar Wilde

Experience is one thing you can't get for nothing. Oscar Wilde

If you are not too long, I will wait here for you all my life. Oscar Wilde

None of us can stand other people having the same faults as ourselves. Oscar Wilde

Murder is always a mistake. One should never do anything that one cannot talk about after dinner. Oscar Wilde

We live in an age when unnecessary things are our only necessities. Oscar Wilde

The best way to make children good is to make them happy. Oscar Wilde

When one pays a visit it is for the purpose of wasting other people's time, not one's own. Oscar Wilde

A true gentleman is one who is never unintentionally rude. Oscar Wilde

The only difference between the saint and the sinner is that every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future. Oscar Wilde
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Do you really think it is weakness that yields to temptation? I tell you that there are terrible temptations which it requires strength, strength and courage to yield to. Oscar Wilde

Children begin by loving their parents. After a time they judge them. Rarely, if ever, do they forgive them. Oscar Wilde

The well-bred contradict other people. The wise contradict themselves. Oscar Wilde

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