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Oscar Wilde Literary Quotes: Lady Windermere’s Fan

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

Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere’s Fan

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Literary Quotes from The Picture of Dorian Gray

True or no? (Tiff’s note)

Nowadays most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one’s mistakes.

― Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

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Literary Quotes from The Picture of Dorian Gray

Humanity takes itself too seriously. It is the world’s original sin. If the cave-man had known how to laugh, History would have been different.

― Oscar WildeThe Picture of Dorian Gray

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Literary Quotes from The Picture of Dorian Gray

Behind every exquisite thing that existed, there was something tragic.

― Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

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Literary Quotes from The Picture of Dorian Gray

When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one’s self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.

― Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

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Literary Quotes from The Picture of Dorian Gray

Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing.

― Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

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Literary Quotes from The Picture of Dorian Gray

To define is to limit.

― Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

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Literary Quotes from The Picture of Dorian Gray

I am too fond of reading books to care to write them.

― Oscar Wilde,The Picture of Dorian Gray

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Literary Quotes from The Picture of Dorian Gray

There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.

― Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

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Literary Quotes from The Picture of Dorian Gray

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, The Picture of Dorian Gray

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Literary Quotes from The Picture of Dorian Gray

The cure for temptation, and I concur!

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Literary Quotes from The Picture of Dorian Gray

Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.

― Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

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Literary Quotes from The Picture of Dorian Gray

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Literary quotes from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

Notes from Tiff about The Picture of Dorian Gray

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