Ambition is the last refuge of the failure.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde Quotes
He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends.
Beauty is a form of genius - is higher, indeed, than genius, as it needs...
Scandal is gossip made tedious by morality
To become a spectator of one's own life is to escape the suffering of life.
Seriousness is the last refuge of the shallow.
If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend...
The books that the world calls immoral are the books that show the world its...
Work is the refuge of people who have nothing better to do
I put all my genius into my life; I put only my talent into my...
Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.
I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.
There are two ways of disliking poetry; one way is to dislike it, the other...
Religions die when they are proved to be true. Science is the record of dead...
Anybody can be good in the country. There are no temptations there.
An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.
The aim of love is to love: no more, and no less.
One's real life is often the life that one does not lead
Arguments are extremely vulgar, for everyone in good society holds exactly the same opinion.
In America the President reigns for four years, and Journalism governs forever and ever.
Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching.