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An Ideal Husband Quotes

Ah, nowadays people marry as often as they can, don’t they It is most fashionable.
An Ideal Husband, Lady Markby, Act 1, Oscar Wilde

I love talking about nothing, father. It is the only thing I know anything about.
An Ideal Husband, Lord Goring, Act 1, Oscar Wilde

I always pass on good advice. It is the only thing to do with it. It is never of any use to oneself.
An Ideal Husband, Lord Goring, Act 1, Oscar Wilde

The strength of women comes from the fact that psychology cannot explain us. Men can be analyzed, women … merely adored.
An Ideal Husband, Mrs. Cheveley, Act 1, Oscar Wilde

Everything is dangerous, my dear fellow. If it wasn’t so, life wouldn’t be worth living.
An Ideal Husband, Lord Goring, Act 1, Oscar Wilde

Oh, I love London society! It is entirely composed now of beautiful idiots and brilliant lunatics. Just what society should be.
An Ideal Husband, Mabel Chiltern, Act 1, Oscar Wilde

Lady Basildon: Ah! I hate being educated!
Mrs. Marchmont: So do I. It puts one almost on a level with the commercial classes, doesn’t it
An Ideal Husband, Act 1, Oscar Wilde

Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast.
An Ideal Husband, Mrs. Cheveley, Act 1, Oscar Wilde

Can’t make out how you stand London Society. The thing has gone to the dogs, a lot of damned nobodies talking about nothing.
An Ideal Husband, Lord Caversham, Act 1, Oscar Wilde

Nothing ages like happiness.
An Ideal Husband, Lord Goring, Act 1, Oscar Wilde

Lady Basildon: I delight in talking politics. I talk them all day long. But I can’t bear listening to them. I don’t know how the unfortunate men in the House stand these long debates.
Lord Goring: By never listening.
An Ideal Husband, Act 1, Oscar Wilde

Mrs. Cheveley … she was a genius in the daytime and a beauty at night.
An Ideal Husband, Mabel Chiltern, Act 1, Oscar Wilde

I am sick and tired of pearls. They make one look so plain, so good and so intellectual.
An Ideal Husband, Mabel Chiltern, Act 1, Oscar Wilde

Truth is a very complex thing, and politics is a very complex business. There are wheels within wheels.
An Ideal Husband, Sir Robert Chiltern, Act 1, Oscar Wilde

I am not changed. But circumstances altar things.
An Ideal Husband, Sir Robert Chiltern, Act 1, Oscar Wilde

There is nothing so difficult to marry as a large nose.
An Ideal Husband, Lady Markby, Act 1, Oscar Wilde

He rides in the Row at ten o’clock in the morning, goes to the Opera three times a week, changes his clothes at least five times a day, and dines out every night of the season. You don’t call that leading an idle life, do you
An Ideal Husband, Mabel Chiltern, Act 1, Oscar Wilde

I adore political parties. They are the only place left to us where people don’t talk politics.
An Ideal Husband, Lord Goring, Act 1, Oscar Wilde

In modern life nothing produces such an effect as a good platitude. It makes the whole world kin.
An Ideal Husband, Mrs. Cheveley, Act 1, Oscar Wilde

Questions are never indiscreet. Answers sometimes are.
An Ideal Husband, Mrs. Cheveley, Act 1, Oscar Wilde