Oscar Wilde Quotes

10+ Best Oscar Wilde Authors Quotes

Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.

This quote is perfect if you're looking to express who you truly are! It may sound like it's referring to your personality or interests, but it's also about being comfortable in your own skin. Don't worry about what other people think of you, just be yourself and stay true to your identity!

The truth is rarely pure and never simple.
Topic : Truth, Lies

Most “truth” is only true as far as it is verifiable, and much truth is only opinion. Truth is never simple, as most of it always requires an explanation of the deeper layers, and the purity of truth is always suspect.

The heart was made to be broken.
Topic : Love, Broken

We often feel the pain that comes with heartbreak, the tears, and the darkness that blinds us. But we don’t realize that Somewhere we also break some hearts, and we inflict the same pain we are trying to avoid on others. We ruin people who only wanted to love us and we love people who only wanted to ruin us.

Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.

There are lots of people who try to emulate someone else by changing their appearance or personality to be like another person's, but individuality is where it's at! You should be yourself instead of trying to fit into a mold created by society.

I'm not young enough to know everything.
Topic : Knowledge, Vision

Even though I'm young, there are some things I just don't know yet. I'm always learning and growing, so I'll eventually know everything there is to know. But for now, I'm just going to keep an open mind.

What seems to us bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.
Topic : Blessings , Positive

Anytime you thought you lost but you won. Or anytime you thought you missed out, only to find out something bad would have happened.. or that something better was waiting. These are often blessings in disguise.

Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.
Topic : Forgiveness

Any interaction between enemies is designed to rankle. If you can smile sweetly, and show that they do no harm, then they are left without “venom in their bite”. choosing to forgive can allow you to focus on other positive parts of your life and even allow you to adopt a new and improved attitude about things.

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Topic : Experience, Mistakes

Life is made up of a series of experiences and oftentimes, they’re moments when we didn’t always make the right choices. When we make a mistake, take a moment to recognize what it is we did wrong, how to fix it, and how to avoid repeating our mistake in the future. If we got something out of our mistake, it's not failure—it's a learning experience.

To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
Topic : Self Love

You are your true soulmate. Others may come and go. They may break up with you. Leave you for something or someone. They may die. But you will be your companion for a lifetime. It is said that one of the kindest things you can do for yourself is to accept yourself just the way you are.

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
Topic : Truth

Oscar Wilde means that people when they have to represent themselves, will not show who they really are. But when they can hide behind a mask they will show their true colors. I.E. People won't be themselves unless they can hide who they are. The mask is the safe asylum under which people lose all trepidation, they no longer risk being rebuked, judged, or looked down upon.