Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was an Irish author, playwright and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. He is remembered for his epigrams, his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray, his plays, as well as the circumstances of his imprisonment and early death... (wikipedia)
When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old I know that it is.
No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.
The old believe everything, the middle-aged suspect everything, the young know everything.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being.
Our ambition should be to rule ourselves, the true kingdom for each one of us; and true progress is to know more, and be more, and to do more.
No better way is there to learn to love Nature than to understand Art. It dignifies every flower of the field. And, the boy who sees the thing of beauty which a bird on the wing becomes when transferred to wood or canvas will probably not throw the customary stone.
Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.
A gentleman is one who never hurts anyone's feelings unintentionally.
There are only two kinds of people who are really fascinating - people who know absolutely everything, and people who know absolutely nothing.