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A Few Maxims for the Instruction of the Over-Educated Quotes

Those whom the gods love grow young.
A Few Maxims for the Instruction of the Over-Educated, Oscar Wilde

The English are always degrading truths into facts. When a truth becomes a fact it loses all its intellectual value.
A Few Maxims for the Instruction of the Over-Educated, Oscar Wilde

It is a very sad thing that nowadays there is so little useless information.
A Few Maxims for the Instruction of the Over-Educated, Oscar Wilde

Most women are so artificial that they have no sense of Art. Most men are so natural that they have no sense of Beauty.
A Few Maxims for the Instruction of the Over-Educated, Oscar Wilde

Friendship is far more tragic than love. It lasts longer.
A Few Maxims for the Instruction of the Over-Educated, Oscar Wilde

Art is the only serious thing in the world. And the artist is the only person who is never serious.
A Few Maxims for the Instruction of the Over-Educated, Oscar Wilde

Dandyism is the assertion of the absolute modernity of Beauty.
A Few Maxims for the Instruction of the Over-Educated, Oscar Wilde

To be really medieval one should have no body. To be really modern one should have no soul. To be really Greek one should have no clothes.
A Few Maxims for the Instruction of the Over-Educated, Oscar Wilde

One should never listen. To listen is a sign of indifference to one’s hearers.
A Few Maxims for the Instruction of the Over-Educated, Oscar Wilde

The only thing that can console one for being poor is extravagance. The only thing that can console one for being rich is economy.
A Few Maxims for the Instruction of the Over-Educated, Oscar Wilde