oscar wilde

The nicest feeling in the world is to do a good deed anonymously-and have somebody find out.

There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that others might pick them up.

The basis of optimism is sheer terror.

Memory is the diary we all carry about with us.

Experience is one thing you can’t get for nothing.

All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does, and that is his.

To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.

Behind every exquisite thing that existed, there was something tragic.

Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them.

Anybody can sympathise with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathise with a friend’s success.