Good resolutions are useless attempts to interfere with scientific laws. Their origin is pure vanity. Their result is absolutely nil.

Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

Profession: Dramatist
Nationality: Irish

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Faithfulness is to the emotional life what consistency is to the life of the intellect - simply a confession of failures.

The advantage of the emotions is that they lead us astray, and the advantage of science is that it is not emotional.

Crying is for plain women. Pretty women go shopping.

That is just what I should like to marry. A thoroughly sensible wife would reduce me to a condition of absolute idiocy in less than six months.

When the Gods wish to punish us, they answer our prayers.

Most modern calendars mar the sweet simplicity of our lives by reminding us that each day that passes is the anniversary of some perfectly uninteresting event.

Whatever you have that is beautiful if for use, then you should use it, or part with it to someone who will.

I have never given adoration to any body except myself.

Leave us some unreality. Do not make us too offensively sane.

There was so much in you that charmed me that I felt I must tell you something about yourself. I thought how tragic it would be if you were wasted.

The is nothing that art cannot express.

Spontaneity is a meticulously prepared art.

There are two ways to dislike poetry: One is to dislike it; the other is to read Pope.

For the canons of good society are, or should be, the same as the canons of art. Form is absolutely essential to it. It should have the dignity of a ceremony, as well as its unreality, and should combine the insincere character of a romantic play with the wit and beauty that make such plays delightful to us.