The work of art is to dominate the spectator: the spectator is not to dominate the work of art.

Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

Profession: Dramatist
Nationality: Irish

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Quotation is a serviceable substitute for wit.

Never trust a woman who wears mauve, whatever her age may be, or a woman over thirty-five who is fond of pink ribbons. It always means that they have a history. Others.

Even now I cannot help feeling that it is a mistake to think that the passion one feels in creation is ever really shown in the work one creates. Art is always more abstract than we fancy. Form and colour tell us of form and colour--that is all. It often seems to me that art conceals the artist far more completely than it ever reveals him.

Sooner or later we have all to pay for what we do.

Ah! that is the great thing in life, to live the truth.

My first impressions of people are invariably right.

She's a peacock in everything but beauty.

It often happened that when we thought we were experimenting on others we were really experimenting on ourselves.

Ours is certainly the dullest and most prosaic century possible.

Many people become bankrupt through having invested too heavily in the prose of life. To have ruined one's self over poetry is an honor.

Writing bores me so.

In the strangely simple economy of the world people only get what they give, and to those who have not enough imagination to penetrate the mere outward of things and feel pity, what pity can be given save that of scorn?

It was a poor thing she felt for anyone to be born a foreigner.

If it took Labouchere three columns to prove that I was forgotten, then there is no difference between fame and obscurity.