Oscar Wilde

Born:

1854

Died:

1900
Irish poet
History is merely gossip
History is merely gossip.
Every saint has a past
Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.
I do not want to go to heaven
I do not want to go to heaven. None of my friends are there.
Women are meant to be loved
Women are meant to be loved, not to be understood.
A good friend will always stab you in the front
A good friend will always stab you in the front.
Never love anyone who treats you like you are ordinary
Never love anyone who treats you like you are ordinary.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
The truth is rarely pure and never simple
The truth is rarely pure and never simple.
I am so clever that sometimes
I am so clever that sometimes I do not understand a single word of what I...
To live is the rarest thing in the world
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
Always forgive your enemies
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.