There is no such thing as good influence, Mr. Gray. All influence is immoral- immoral from a scientific point of view.

Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

Profession: Dramatist
Nationality: Irish

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Thanks for giving me the information I wanted. I always like to know everything about my new friends, and nothing about my old ones.

Yes Harry I believe that is true. I cannot help telling you things. You have a curious influence over me. If I ever did a crime I would come and confess it to you. You would understand me.

Poor old Lord Mortlake, who had only two topics of conversation, his gout and his wife! I never could quite make out which of the two he was talking about. He used the most horrible language about them both.

High above the city, on a tall column, stood the statue of the Happy Prince. He was gilded all over with thin leaves of fine gold, for eyes he had two bright sapphires, and a large red ruby glowed on his sword-hilt.

A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.

He watched it with that strange interest in trivial things that we try to develop when things of high import make us afraid, or when we are stirred by some new emotion for which we cannot find expression...

If you want to be a doormat you have to lay yourself down first.

For life is terribly deficient in form. Its catastrophes happen in the wrong way and to the wrong people. There is a grotesque horror about its comedies, and its tragedies seem to culminate in farce.

I have a theory that it is always the women who propose to us, and not we who propose to the women.

I am jealous of everything whose beauty does not die.

Faithfulness! I must analyze it some day. The passion for property is in it. There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that others might pick them up.

The living always think that gold can make them happy.

To become a work of art is the object of living.

The heart was made to be broken.