Oscar Wilde Quotes

America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.

~ Oscar Wilde

It is only an auctioneer who can equally and impartially admire all schools of art.

~ Oscar Wilde

To get back my youth I would do anything in the world, except take exercise, get up early, or be respectable.

~ Oscar Wilde

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.

~ Oscar Wilde

To disagree with three-fourths of the British public is one of the first requisites of sanity.

~ Oscar Wilde

Anybody can sympathise with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathise with a friend's success.

~ Oscar Wilde

Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it had merely been detected.

~ Oscar Wilde

The aim of life is self-development. To realize one's nature perfectly - that is what each of us is here for.

~ Oscar Wilde

The basis of optimism is sheer terror.

~ Oscar Wilde

Biography lends to death a new terror.

~ Oscar Wilde

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