To get back my youth I would do anything in the world, except take exercise, get up early, or be respectable.
[The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891]
Oscar Wilde quote
When a woman marries again, it is because she detested her first husband. When a man marries again, it is because he adored his first wife. Women try their luck; men risk theirs.
[The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891] Oscar Wilde quote
America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between. Oscar Wilde quote
I think that God in creating Man somewhat overestimated his ability. God
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Experience is one thing you can't get for nothing. Oscar Wilde quote
Pessimist: One who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both. Oscar Wilde quote
Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter [on aestheticism] Oscar Wilde quote
It is only an auctioneer who can equally and impartially admire all schools of art. Oscar Wilde quote
Anglo-Irish playwright and poet, noted for his sartorial wit. Lived 1854-1900.