Oscar Wilde

1854 - 1900

A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on admiration and work

Bad artists always admire each others work.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on art

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No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did he would cease to be an artist.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on art, imitation, and life

Paradoxically though it may seem, it is none the less true that life imitates art far more than art imitates life.

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on duty and music

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If one hears bad music, it is one's duty to drown it by one's coversation.

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on genius

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Genius is born, not paid.

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde

I must decline your invitation owing to a subsequent engagement.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde

This wallpaper is dreadful. One of us has simply got to go.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on action and dreams

Action is the last refuge of those who cannot dream.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on acting, life, and love

I love acting. It is so much more real than life.

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde

I am not young enough to know everything. [see J. M. Barrie]

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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