My friend is not allowed to go out today. I sit by his side and read him passages from his own life. They fill him with surprise. Everyone should keep someone else's diary; I sometimes suspect you of keeping mine.

Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

Profession: Dramatist
Nationality: Irish

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Shakespeare appreciated the value of lovely costumes in adding picturesqueness to poetry, but he saw how important costume is as a means of producing certain dramatic effects.

Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.

It is very difficult sometimes to keep awake, especially at church, but there is no difficulty at all about sleeping.

There were opium-dens, where one could buy oblivion, dens of horror where the memory of old sins could be destroyed by the madness of sins that were new.

Behind every exquisite thing that existed, there was something tragic. World's had to be in travail, that the meanest flower might blow...

The real drawback to marriage is that it makes one unselfish. And unselfish people are colourless. They lack individuality.

Algernon. Good heavens! Is marriage so demoralising as that? Lane. I believe it is a very pleasant state, sir. I have had very little experience of it myself up to the present. I have only been married once. That was in consequence of a misunderstanding between myself and a young person.

Everything in moderation, including moderation.

A critic should be taught to criticise a work of art without making any reference to the personality of the author.

It is not wise to find symbols in everything that one sees. It makes life too full of terrors.

The world is divided into two classes, those who believe the incredible, and those who do the improbable.

To become a spectator of one's own life is to escape the suffering of life.

I have been wildly, madly adored. I am sorry I have. It has been an immense nuisance. I should like to be allowed a little time to myself now and then.

Intellectual criticism will bind Europe together in bonds far closer than those that can be forged by shopman or sentimentalists. It will give us the peace that springs from understanding.