Oscar Wilde

Country Ireland
Born Monday, 30 November -0001
Quotes 439
He is a great irish poet.
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Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth. Uncategorized
It is always a silly thing to give advice, but to give good advice is fatal. Uncategorized
It is a very sad thing that nowadays there is so little useless information. Uncategorized
Illusion is the first of all pleasures. Uncategorized
If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they'll kill you. Uncategorized
I was working on the proof of one of my poems all the morning, and took out a comma. In the afternoon I put it back again. Uncategorized
I think that God in creating Man somewhat overestimated his ability. Uncategorized
I am not young enough to know everything. Uncategorized
I always like to know everything about my new friends, and nothing about my old ones. Uncategorized
Genius is born--not paid. Uncategorized
Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months. Uncategorized
Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter. Uncategorized
Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative. Uncategorized
Biography lends to death a new terror. Uncategorized
At twilight, nature is not without loveliness, though perhaps its chief use is to illustrate quotations from the poets. Uncategorized
Arguments are to be avoided; they are always vulgar and often convincing. Uncategorized
America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between. Uncategorized
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination. Uncategorized
America had often been discovered before Columbus, but it had always been hushed up. Uncategorized
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much. Uncategorized