It is only shallow people who do not judge by appearances. The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible....

Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

Profession: Dramatist
Nationality: Irish

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There is something terribly morbid in the modern sympathy with pain. One should sympathise with the colour, the beauty, the joy of life. The less said about life's sores the better.

Charity creates a multitude of sins.

I am not sorry for anything that has happened. It has taught me to know myself better.

The immersion of adults is a perfectly canonical practice.

Ah! happy they whose hearts can break And peace of pardon win! How else may man make straight his plan And cleanse his soul from Sin? How else but through a broken heart May Lord Christ enter in?

I like looking at geniuses, and listening to beautiful people.

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.

I He did not wear his scarlet coat, For blood and wine are red, And blood and wine were on his hands When they found him with the dead, The poor dead woman whom he loved, And murdered in her bed. He walked amongst the Trial.

Memory, my dear Cecily, is the diary that we all carry about with us. Yes, but it usually chronicles the things that have never happened, and couldn't possibly have happened. I believe that Memory is responsible for nearly all the three-volume novels that Mudie sends us.

Artists have sex but art has none.

He was dreadfully short-sighted, and there was no pleasure in taking a husband who never sees anything.

The body sins once, and has done with its sin, for action is a mode of purification. Nothing remains then but the recollection of pleasure, or the luxury of a regret. The only way to get rid of a temptation, is to yield to it.

Love is easily killed.

A burnt child loves the fire.