Oscar Wilde was an Irish writer and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London’s most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. Today he is remembered for his epigrams and plays, and the circumstances of his imprisonment which was followed by his early death.
It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.
The English country gentleman galloping after a fox — the unspeakable in full pursuit of the uneatable.
There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.
An acquaintance that begins with a compliment is sure to develop into a real friendship.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others,whenever they go.
The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
Why was I born with such contemporaries?
Action is the last refuge of those who cannot dream.
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