The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it's dead for you.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde Quotes
In married life three is company and two none.
Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a...
Children have a natural antipathy to books - handicraft should be the basis of education....
Bachelors should be heavily taxed. It is not fair that some men should be happier...
We live in an age when unnecessary things are our only necessities.
Hatred is blind, as well as love.
With an evening coat and a white tie, anybody, even a stockbroker, can gain a...
It takes a thoroughly good woman to do a thoroughly stupid thing
Marriage is the one subject on which all women agree and all men disagree
Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about.
I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable. There is something unfair...
If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend...
One can survive everything nowadays, except death, and live down anything, except a good reputation.
Indeed, in many respects she was quite English and was an excellent example of the...
Nothing is so aggravating than calmness.
Music makes one feel so romantic - at least it always gets on one's nerves...
It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution
I am the only person in the world I should like to know thoroughly.
Egotism is the source and summary of all faults and miseries.
If some really acute observer made as much of egotism as Freud has made of...
Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.