Thursday, November 30, 2006

Oscar Wilde Quotes

Pleasure is Nature’s test, her sign of approval. When man is happy, he is in harmony with himself and his environment.

- Oscar Wilde - The Soul of Man Under Socialism

Oscar Wilde Quotes

I can resist everything except temptation.

- Oscar Wilde - Lady Windermere's Fan

Do you really think ... that it is weakness that yields to temptation? I tell you that there are terrible temptations that it requires strength, strength and courage, to yield to. To stake all one's life on a single moment, to risk everything on one throw, whether the stake be power or pleasure, I care not -- there is no weakness in that.

- Oscar Wilde - An Ideal Husband

The basis of optimism is sheer terror.

- Oscar Wilde - The Picture of Dorian Gray


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Oscar Wilde Quotes

All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy.

- Oscar Wilde - The Importance of Being Earnest

Outcasts always mourn.

- Oscar Wilde - The Ballad of Reading Gaol

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Oscar Wilde Quotes - Marriage Quotes

Oscar Wilde Quotes - Marriage Quotes

Men marry because they are tired; women because they are curious. Both are disappointed.

- Oscar Wilde - A Woman of No Importance

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Oscar Wilde Quotes - Dangerous

Oscar Wilde Quotes - Dangerous

Everything is dangerous, my dear fellow. If it wasn't so, life wouldn't be worth living.

- Oscar Wilde - The importance of Being Earnest


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Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Dreamer by Moonlight

A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.
- Oscar Wilde - The Critic as Artist

Great Ideas

All great ideas are dangerous.
- Oscar Wilde - De Profundis

Thursday, November 16, 2006

Surface and Symbol

All art is at once surface and symbol. Those who go beneath the surface do so at their peril.
- Oscar Wilde - The Picture of Dorian Gray


Art never expresses anything but itself.
- Oscar Wilde - The Decay of Lying

Tuesday, November 14, 2006


As long as war is regarded as wicked, it will always have its fascination. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular.
- Oscar Wilde - The Critic as Artist

Oscar Wilde Quotes - Sincerity

A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.
- Oscar Wilde