261 quotes found by Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
Oscar Wilde
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
Oscar Wilde
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Oscar Wilde
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
life  # 24
Oscar Wilde
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
Oscar Wilde
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
books  reading  # 121
Oscar Wilde
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
books  reading  # 150
Oscar Wilde
The truth is rarely pure and never simple.
truth  # 220
Oscar Wilde
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
books  reading  morality  # 238
Oscar Wilde
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
education  fashion  # 274
Oscar Wilde
Yes: I am a dreamer. For a dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.
Oscar Wilde
Women are meant to be loved, not to be understood.
Oscar Wilde
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
identity  opinions  # 385
Oscar Wilde
A good friend will always stab you in the front.
Oscar Wilde
I don't want to go to heaven. None of my friends are there.
humor-heaven  # 408
Oscar Wilde
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
life  imagination  money  # 456