Oscar Wild's Best Quotes

  1. I sometimes think that God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability.  
  2. Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
  3. Morality is simply the attitude we adopt to people whom we personally dislike.  
  4. Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people, by the people, for the people.  
  5. Rich bachelors should be heavily taxed. It is not fair that some men should be happier than others.
  6. Young people, nowadays, imagine that money is everything, and when they grow older, they know it.
  7. Murder is always a mistake. One should never do anything one cannot talk about after dinner.  
  8. The history of women is the history of the worst tyranny the world has ever known; the tyranny of the weak over the strong. It is the only tyranny that ever lasts.  
  9. A man who moralises is usually a hypocrite and a woman who moralises is invariably plain.
  10. One should always be in love. That is the reason why one should never marry.  
  11. Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.  
  12. Children begin by loving their parents. After a time they judge them...rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.
  13. Religion is the fashionable substitute for belief.

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