Pessimist: One who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde Quotes
I suppose society is wonderfully delightful. To be in it is merely a bore. But...
There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that...
Nothing is so aggravating than calmness.
Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us
There is a luxury in self-reproach. When we blame ourselves we feel no one else...
Illusion is the first of all pleasures.
There are two ways of disliking poetry; one way is to dislike it, the other...
My duty as a gentleman has never interfered with my pleasures in the smallest degree.
Between the optimist and the pessimist, the difference is droll. The optimist sees the doughnut;...
In America the President reigns for four years, and Journalism governs forever and ever.
A woman will flirt with anybody in the world as long as other people are...
No man is rich enough to buy back his past.
Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known.
One's past is what one is. It is the only way by which people should...
The heart was made to be broken.
The sign of a Philistine age is the cry of immorality against art.
There are only two kinds of people who are really fascinating; people who know absolutely...
Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live; it is asking others to live...
The world spins, but not around you.
A new way of thinking has become the necessary condition for responsible living and acting....