The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it's dead for you.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde Quotes
Everything popular is wrong.
No object is so beautiful that, under certain conditions, it will not look ugly.
Nothing produces such an effect as a good platitude
Those whom the gods love grow young.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I...
Skepticism is the beginning of faith.
Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation.
You are beautiful when you are happy.
Wickedness is a myth invented by good people to account for the curious attractiveness of...
An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.
Looking good and dressing well is a necessity. Having a purpose in life is not.
The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when...
I always like to know everything about my new friends, and nothing about my old...
Beauty is a form of genius - is higher, indeed, than genius, as it needs...
Selfishness is not living as one wisheThe cynic knows the price of everything and the...
It is only an auctioneer who can equally and impartially admire all schools of art.
The security of Society lies in custom and unconscious instinct, and the basis of the...
I am not young enough to know everything.
Want of care does us more damage than want of knowledge
To know that we know what we know, and that we do not know what...