My experience is that as soon as people are old enough to know better, they don't know anything at all.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Whenever people agree with me I always feel I must be wrong.
The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing
Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.
I don't at all like knowing what people say of me behind my back. It makes me far too conceited.
There is always something ridiculous about the emotions of people whom one has ceased to love.
One's past is what one is. It is the only way by which people should be judged.
There are only two kinds of people who are really fascinating; people who know absolutely everything, and people who know absolutely nothing.
Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike.
Of course the music is a great difficulty. You see, if one plays good music, people don't listen, and if one plays bad music people don't talk.
People who count their chickens before they are hatched, act very wisely, because chickens run about so absurdly that it is impossible to count them accurately
Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast.
The only real people are the people who never existed
The well bred contradict other people. The wise contradict themselves.
Never love anyone who treats you like you're ordinary.
But then one regrets the loss even of one's worst habits. Perhaps one regrets them the most. They are such an essential part of one's personality.
High hopes were once formed of democracy; but democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.
L'inferno e il paradiso sono tutti e due dentro di noi.
Most people are boring and stupid.
I am sick to death of cleverness. Everybody is clever nowadays.
It's an odd thing, but anyone who disappears is said to be seen in San Francisco.It must be a delightful city and possess all the attractions of the next world
Pray don't talk to me about the weather, Mr. Worthing. Whenever people talk to me about the weather, I always feel quite certain that they mean something else. And that makes me quite nervous.
Most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one's mistakes.
There is always something infinitely mean about other people's tragedies.