Yes," he continued, "that is one of the great secrets of life. Nowadays 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.

Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

Profession: Dramatist
Nationality: Irish

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Her trust makes me faithful, her belief makes me good.

I would give my soul for that!

Open it at that sad madrigal that begins "Que m'importe que tu sois sage? Sois belle! et sois triste" and you will find yourself worshiping sorrow as you never worshiped joy.

The only way to get rid of temptation is to yield to it.

To deny one's own experiences is to put a lie into the lips of one's own life. It is no less than a denial of the soul.

The curves of your lips rewrite history.

In America the President reigns for four years, and Journalism governs forever and ever.

To do nothing at all is the most difficult thing in the world, the most difficult and the most intellectual.

People say sometimes that Beauty is superficial. That may be so. But at least it is not so superficial as Thought is. To me, Beauty is the wonder of wonders. It is only shallow people who do not judge by appearances. The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.

Champing his gilded oats, the Hippogriff will stand in our stalls, and over our heads will float the Blue Bird singing of beautiful and impossible things, of things that are lovely and that never happen, of things that are not and that should be.

It is awfully hard work doing nothing. However, I don't mind hard work where there is no definite object of any kind. -Algernon.

My dear Algy, you talk exactly as if you were a dentist. It is very vulgar to talk like a dentist when one isn't a dentist. It produces false impression.

The weather is entrancing, but in my heart there is no sun.

Colonel. Can she read and write? Peter. Ay, that she can, sir. Colonel. Then she is a dangerous woman.