Oscar Wilde

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.

November 1, 2014 Oscar Wilde

The English country gentleman galloping after a fox — the unspeakable in full pursuit of the uneatable.

October 31, 2014 Oscar Wilde

There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.

October 30, 2014 Oscar Wilde

An acquaintance that begins with a compliment is sure to develop into a real friendship.

October 29, 2014 Oscar Wilde

Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.

October 28, 2014 Oscar Wilde

Some cause happiness wherever they go; others,whenever they go.

August 30, 2014 Oscar Wilde

The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.

July 18, 2014 Oscar Wilde ,

The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.

February 16, 2014 Oscar Wilde

Why was I born with such contemporaries?

February 15, 2014 Oscar Wilde

Action is the last refuge of those who cannot dream.

February 14, 2014 Oscar Wilde