Poor Aubrey: I hope he will get all right. He brought a strangely new personality to English art, and was a master in his way of fantastic grace, and the charm of the unreal. His muse had moods of terrible laughter. Behind his grotesques there seemed to lurk some curious philosophy...

Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

Profession: Dramatist
Nationality: Irish

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Sometimes, the unnecessary is necessary.

I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead.

We women love with our ears just as you men love with your eyes, if you ever love at all.

The method by which the fool arrives at his folly was as dear to him as the ultimate wisdom of the wise.

The 19thc hatred of Realism is Caliban's enraged reaction to seeing his own face in the mirror. The 19thc rejection of Romanticism is Caliban's fury at not seeing his face reflected in the mirror.

The only excuse for making a useless thing is that one admires it intensely. All art is quite useless.

In this world there are only two tragedies. One is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.

It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution.

The aim of life is self-development. To realize one's nature perfectly - that is what each of us is here for.

The real drawback to marriage is that it makes one unselfish.

The soul is a terrible reality. It can be bought, and sold, and bartered away. It can be poisoned, or made perfect. There is a soul in each one of us. I know it.

I can not help feeling that it is a mistake to think that the passion one feels in creation is ever really shown in the work one creates. Art is always more abstract than we fancy. Form and color tell us of form and color-that is all. It often seems to me that art conceals the artist more completely than it ever reveals hi m.

Lady Bracknell: He was eccentric, I admit. But only in later years. And that was the result of the Indian climate, and marriage, and indigestion, and other things of that kind.

The world is made by the singer for the dreamer.