Death is the only thing that ever terrifies me. I hate it.

Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

Profession: Dramatist
Nationality: Irish


Death is the only thing that ever terrifies me. I hate it. Oscar Wilde

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The nicest feeling in the world is to do a good deed anonymously-and have somebody find out.

I keep a diary in order to enter the wonderful secrets of my life. If I didn't write them down, I should not probably forget all about them.

There were sins whose fascination was more in the memory than in the doing of them, strange triumphs that gratified the pride more than the passions, and gave to the intellect a quickened sense of joy, greater than any joy they brought, or could ever bring, to the senses. But this was not one of them.

Sin is the only real colour-element left in modern life.

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

Suddenly I found myself face to face with the young man whose personality had so strangely stirred me.

Worlds had to be in travail, that the meanest flower might blow....

But Lady Brandon treats her guests exactly as an auctioneer treats his goods.

She's a peacock in everything but beauty.

It is better to repent a sin than regret the loss of a pleasure.

The one duty we owe to history is to rewrite it.

The note of the perfect personality is not rebellion, but peace.

There was a rustle of chirruping sparrows in the green lacquer leaves of the ivy, and the blue cloud-shadows chased themselves across the grass like swallows.