Meaningful & Inspirational Quotes by Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde’s Most Inspirational Quotes

A collection of beautiful and Inspirational Quotes by Oscar Wilde, this article we look at Oscar Wilde’s most inspiring quotes. Quotes often give context; they can mean different things to different people, here you will find some of the best quotes by Oscar Wilde.

Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.

Oscar Wilde
Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.

I don’t want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.

Oscar Wilde
I don't want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.

The supreme object of life is to live. Few people live. It is true life only to realize one’s own perfection, to make one’s every dream a reality.

Oscar Wilde
 The supreme object of life is to live. Few people live. It is true life only to realize one's own perfection, to make one's every dream a reality.

My dear Algy, you talk exactly as if you were a dentist. It is very vulgar to talk like a dentist when one isn’t a dentist. It produces false impression

Oscar Wilde
My dear Algy, you talk exactly as if you were a dentist. It is very vulgar to talk like a dentist when one isn't a dentist. It produces false impression

To define is to limit.

Oscar Wilde
 To define is to limit.

I don’t want to go to heaven. None of my friends are there.

Oscar Wilde
 I don't want to go to heaven. None of my friends are there.

Always! That is the dreadful word … it is a meaningless word, too.

Oscar Wilde
 Always! That is the dreadful word … it is a meaningless word, too.

Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation.

Oscar Wilde
 Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation.

Good resolutions are simply checks that men draw on a bank where they have no account.

Oscar Wilde
 Good resolutions are simply checks that men draw on a bank where they have no account.

The best way to enjoy your job is to imagine yourself without one.

Oscar Wilde
 The best way to enjoy your job is to imagine yourself without one.

There is no feeling more comforting and consoling than knowing you are right next to the one you love.

Oscar Wilde
 There is no feeling more comforting and consoling than knowing you are right next to the one you love.

I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying.

Oscar Wilde
 I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.

It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.

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.

There is always something ridiculous about the emotions of people whom one has ceased to love.

Oscar Wilde
 There is always something ridiculous about the emotions of people whom one has ceased to love.

If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.

Oscar Wilde
 If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.

When a golden girl can win Prayer from out the lips of sin, When the barren almond bears, And a little child gives away its tears, Then shall all the house be still And peace come to Canterville.

Oscar Wilde
 When a golden girl can win Prayer from out the lips of sin, When the barren almond bears, And a little child gives away its tears, Then shall all the house be still And peace come to Canterville.

Rugby is a game for barbarians played by gentlemen. Football is a game for gentlemen played by barbarians.

Oscar Wilde
 Rugby is a game for barbarians played by gentlemen. Football is a game for gentlemen played by barbarians.

It is only through Art and through Art only that we can realize our perfection; Through Art and art only that we can shield ourselves from the sordid perils of actual existence.

Oscar Wilde
 It is only through Art and through Art only that we can realize our perfection; Through Art and art only that we can shield ourselves from the sordid perils of actual existence.

Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known.

Oscar Wilde
 Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known.

Women are made to be loved, not understood.

Oscar Wilde
 Women are made to be loved, not understood.

There is only one class in the community that thinks more about money than the rich, and that is the poor. The poor can think of nothing else.

Oscar Wilde
 There is only one class in the community that thinks more about money than the rich, and that is the poor. The poor can think of nothing else.

After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relations.

Oscar Wilde
 After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one's own relations.

Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.

Oscar Wilde
 Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.

There can be nothing more frequent than an occasional drink.

Oscar Wilde
 There can be nothing more frequent than an occasional drink.

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