quotes of Oscar Wilde; 811 quotes

"Philanthropy is the refuge of rich people who wish to annoy their fellow creatures."

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"Nothing is so aggravating as calmness."

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"And the wild regrets and the bloody sweats None knew so well as I: That he who lives more lives than one, More deaths than one shall die."

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"Only my own genius."

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"The first duty of life is to be as artificial as possible. What the second duty is no one as yet discovered."

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"In England people actually try to be brilliant at breakfast. That is so dreadful of them! Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast."

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"Imagination is a quality given a man to compensate him for what he is not, and a sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is."

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"And now, I am dying beyond my means. [Sipping champagne on his deathbed]"

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"Gossip is charming! History is merely gossip. But scandal is gossip made tedious by morality."

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"Conscience makes egotists of us all."

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