• Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
    Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
    ~ Oscar Wilde
  • It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.
    It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.
    ~ Oscar Wilde
  • The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing.
    The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing.
    ~ Oscar Wilde
  • To become a spectator of one's own life is to escape the suffering of life.
    ~ Oscar Wilde
  • There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.
    There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.
    ~ Oscar Wilde
  • Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
    Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
    ~ Oscar Wilde
  • Women have a wonderful instinct about things. They can discover everything except the obvious.
    ~ Oscar Wilde
  • Fashion is what one wears oneself. What is unfashionable is what other people wear.
    Fashion is what one wears oneself. What is unfashionable is what other people wear.
    ~ Oscar Wilde
  • There is no such thing as an omen. Destiny does not send us heralds. She is too wise or too cruel for that.
    ~ Oscar Wilde
  • You know more than you think you know, just as you know less than you want to know.
    ~ Oscar Wilde
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