America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde Quotes
Life is too important to be taken seriously.
I dislike arguments of any kind. They are always vulgar, and often convincing.
Simple pleasures are always the last refuge of the complex
Seriousness is the last refuge of the shallow.
I don't at all like knowing what people say of me behind my back. It...
Ambition is the last refuge of failure.
The world has been made by fools that men should live in it
Genius is born, not paid.
The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything. Except what is worth knowing. Journalism,...
She behaves as if she was beautiful. Most American women do. It is the secret...
Seriousness is the only refuge of the shallow.
All charming people, I fancy, are spoiled. It is the secret of their attraction.
And now, I am dying beyond my means.
One's real life is often the life that one does not lead.
Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women have a more subtle instinct:...
True friends stab you in the front.
It is because Humanity has never known where it was going that it has been...
The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when...
Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when he is called upon...
As long as war is regarded as wicked, it will always have its fascination. When...