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Oscar Wilde quotes and sayings

Dramatist | Born: October 16, 1854 - Died: November 30, 1900
Oscar Wilde motivational quote : I didn't say I liked it Harry. I said it fascinated me. There is a great difference.
Oscar Wilde motivational quote : The vilest deeds like poison weeds bloom well in prison air; it is only what is good in man that wastes and withers there; pale anguish keeps the heavy gate and the warder is despair.
Oscar Wilde motivational quote : sorrow...is a wound that bleeds when any hand but that of love touches it.
Oscar Wilde motivational quote : I am sorry my life is so marred and maimed by extravagance. But I cannot live otherwise. I, at any rate, pay the penalty of suffering.
Oscar Wilde motivational quote : The basis of optimism is sheer terror.
Oscar Wilde motivational quote : When a woman marries again, it is because she detested her first husband. When a man marries again, it is because he adored his first wife. Women try their luck; men risk theirs.
Oscar Wilde motivational quote : To know anything about oneself one must know all about others.
Oscar Wilde motivational quote : For he who lives more lives than one more deaths than one must die.
Oscar Wilde motivational quote : The world was my oyster but I used the wrong fork.
Oscar Wilde motivational quote : Every prison that men build Is built with bricks of shame, And bound with bars lest Christ should see How men their brothers maim.
Oscar Wilde motivational quote : America is the noisiest country that ever existed. One is waked up in the morning, not by the singing of the nightingale, but by the steam whistle.
Oscar Wilde motivational quote : It is what we fear that happens to us.
Oscar Wilde motivational quote : How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being.