Oscar Wilde Quotes (965 quotes)
The Soul of Man Under Socialism (1895)
Mr. Dumby, Act II - Lady Windermere's Fan (1892)
Lord Goring, Act III - An Ideal Husband (1895)
“Most modern calendars mar the sweet simplicity of our lives by reminding us that each day that passes is the anniversary of some perfectly uninteresting event.”
A New Calendar, The Pall Mall Gazette (February 17, 1887).
“Well, I can't eat muffins in an agitated manner. The butter would probably get on my cuffs. One must eat muffins quite calmly, it is the only way to eat them.”
Algernon, Act II - The Importance of Being Earnest (1895)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsOscar Wilde
Born: October 16, 1854
Died: November 30, 1900 (aged 46)
Occupation: Dramatist, writer
Bio: Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills 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, plays and the circumstances of his imprisonment, followed by his early death.
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“Finding the occasional straw of truth awash in a great ocean of confusion and bamboozle requires intelligence, vigilance, dedication and courage. But if we don't practice these tough habits of thought, we cannot hope to solve the truly serious problems that face us - and we risk becoming a nation of suckers, up for grabs by the next charlatan who comes along.”