Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same.

Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

Profession: Dramatist
Nationality: Irish

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I must decline your invitation owing to a subsequent engagement.

Morality does not help me. I am a born antinomian...I see that there is nothing wrong in what one does. I see that there is something wrong in what one becomes.

Some kill their love when they are young, And some when they are old; Some strangle with the hands of Lust, Some with the hands of Gold: The kindest use a knife, because The dead so soon grow cold.

I had come face to face with some one whose mere personality was so fascinating that, if I allowed it to do so, it would absorb my whole nature, my whole soul, my very art itself.

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.

My dear fellow, the way you flirt with Gwendolen is perfectly disgraceful. It is almost as disgraceful as the way Gwendolen flirts with you.

It is through disobedience that progress has been made.

Nay! for perchance that poppy-crownèd god Is like the watcher by a sick man's bed Who talks of sleep but gives it not; his rod Hath lost its virtue, and, when all is said, Death is too rude, too obvious a key To solve one single secret in a life's philosophy.

No artist desires to prove anything. Even things that are true can be proved.

I like talking to a brick wall- it's the only thing in the world that never contradicts me!

If a woman wants to hold a man she has merely to appeal to what is worst in him.

The world hates Individualism.

I adore simple pleasures. They are the last refuge of the complex.

Give me a red rose,' she cried, 'and I will sing you my sweetest song.