Travel improves the mind wonderfully, and does away with all one's prejudices.

Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

Profession: Dramatist
Nationality: Irish


Travel improves the mind wonderfully, and does away with all one's prejudices. Oscar Wilde

Some suggestions for you :

Always borrow money from a pessimist. He won't expect it back.

What does the actual lapse of time got to do with it? It is only shallow people who require years to get rid of an emotion. A man who is master of himself can end a sorrow as easily as he can invent a pleasure. I don't want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.

Stand still, thou hurrying orb in the high heavens, and make this hour immortal!

It is sweet to dance to violins When Love and Life are fair: To dance to flutes, to dance to lutes Is delicate and rare: But it is not sweet with nimble feet To dance upon the air!

I suppose that I shall have to die beyond my means.

Men are such cowards. They outrage every law of the world, and are afraid of the world's tongue.

A new life! That was what he wanted. That was what he was waiting for. Surely he.

But somehow, I feel sure that if I lived in the country for six months, I should become so unsophisticated that no one would take the slightest notice of me.

Well, I can't eat muffins in an agitated manner. The butter would probably get on my cuffs. One should always eat muffins quite calmly. It is the only way to eat them.

Come, I tell you. You have chattered enough about corruption. Now you shall look on it face to face!

The only possible society is oneself. To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.

You can never be overdressed or overeducated.

The birds that were singing in the dew-drenched garden seemed to be telling the flowers about her.

An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.