Monday, September 14, 2009

15 of Oscar Wilde's greatest quotes

Oscar Wilde, the Irish playwright and author, was one of the greatest wits of all time. Here are 15 of his most memorable quotes…

A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction.

Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same.

Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.

I am not young enough to know everything.

I can resist everything except temptation.

I sometimes think that God in creating man somewhat overestimated his ability.

It is better to be beautiful than to be good. But... it is better to be good than to be ugly.

Pessimist: One who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both.

The cynic knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.

The world is a stage, but the play is badly cast.

There is only one thing in life worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.

To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness.

When the gods wish to punish us they answer our prayers.

Whenever people agree with me I always feel I must be wrong.

Women are made to be loved, not understood.

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