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Best of the Oscar Wilde Quotes

– “A gentleman is one who never hurts anyone’s feelings unintentionally.”

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

– “A man can be happy with any woman as long as he does not love her.”

– “A man can’t be to careful in his choice of enemies.”

– “A man who moralizes is usually a hypocrite, and a woman who moralizes is usually plain.”

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

– “A poet can survive everything but a misprint.”

– “A really well made buttonhole is the only link between art and nature.”

– “A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.”

– “A true friend stabs you in the front.”

– “A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.”

– “Alas, I am dying beyond my means.”

– “All art is quite useless.”

– “All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling.”

– “All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That’s his.”

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

– “Ambition is the germ from which all growth of nobleness proceeds.”

– “Ambition is the last refuge of the failure.”

– “America had often been discovered before Columbus, but it had always been hushed up.”

– “America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.”

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

– “Anybody can be good in the country; there are no temptations there.”

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

– “Arguments are to be avoided; they are always vulgar and often convincing.”

– “Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known.”

– “As long as a woman can look ten years younger than her own daughter, she is perfectly satisfied.”

– “As long as war is regarded as wicked, it will always have its fascination. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular.”

– “As yet, Bernard Shaw hasn’t become prominent enough to have any enemies, but none of his friends like him.”

– “At 46 one must be a miser; only have time for essentials.”

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