If one could only teach the English how to talk, and the Irish how to listen, society here would be quite civilized.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde Quotes
When the gods wish to punish us they answer our prayers.
God's eternal laws are kind-and break the heart of stone.
In all matters of opinion, our adversaries are insane.
Music makes one feel so romantic - at least it always gets on one's nerves...
Thinking is the most unhealthy thing in the world, and people die of it just...
Good taste is the excuse I've always given for leading such a bad life.
Why was I born with such contemporaries?
Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.
I always like to know everything about my new friends, and nothing about my old...
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a...
There is a luxury in self-reproach. When we blame ourselves we feel no one else...
The world has grown suspicious of anything that looks like a happily married life.
I don't at all like knowing what people say of me behind my back. It...
It is the spectator, and not life, that art really mirrors.
Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when...
Judges, like the criminal classes, have their lighter moments
He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends.
All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling.
Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.
The old believe everything, the middle-aged suspect everything, the young know everything.