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Oscar Wilde Quotations (Famous Personality Quotations)

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Published by Jarrold Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reference,
  • Humor,
  • Quotations,
  • English,
  • Literary & Linguistic Reference Works,
  • Other prose: 19th century,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7791983M
    ISBN 100711710457
    ISBN 109780711710450
    OCLC/WorldCa40424326


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Oscar Wilde, for all his wit and wisdom Oscar Wilde Quotations book a man unable to survive his abbreviated lifetime. A married Gay man representing himself publicly as straight (not a word so commonly used to represent sexuality in the 19th Century) was eventually drawn Oscar Wilde Quotations book the courts /5().

Oscar Wilde was an Irish writer and poet. After experimenting with his writing, in the ′s, he became one of London’s most popular play writers. Today he is remembered for plays and beautiful words that have been quoted below in a compilation of 70 Brilliant Oscar Wilde Quotes.

“Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.”. I found Oscar Wilde's Wit and Wisdom: A Book of Quotations to be entertaining. I was so impressed by the quotes from Wilde's The Soul Of Man Under Socialism & Selected Critical Prose that I ordered the book. I found it intriguing that someone who died in could so well describe the ills of society today/5.

Enjoy the best Oscar Wilde Quotes at BrainyQuote. Quotations by Oscar Wilde, Irish Dramatist, Born Octo Share with your friends. Buy a cheap copy of Wit and Wisdom: A Book of Quotations by Oscar Wilde.

Epigrams, aphorisms, and other bon mots gathered from the celebrated wit's plays, essays, and conversation offer an entertaining selection of observations both Free shipping over $/5(5). Oscar Wilde ( - ) Irish dramatist, novelist, & poet [more author details] Showing quotations 1 to 20 of total: Next Page -> - We have 3 book reviews related to Oscar Wilde.

- Read the works of Oscar Wilde online at The Literature Page A man can be. Oscar Wilde Quotes Oscar Wilde Famous Quotes. This collection is exclusively obtained from “The Quotable Oscar Wilde” by Sheridan : Running Press. Oscar Wilde Quotations book Notorious for his quick wit, oddities of dress, and decadent behaviour, Oscar Wilde’s perceptive – sometimes poisonous – pen pierced the heart of Victorian Society.

The book is about 50 pages and consist of a grocery list of Oscar Wilde's quotes. Taking in isolation, I Oscar Wilde Quotations book that the quotes were often rendered meaningless. If you like the wits of Oscar Wilde I feel that you Oscar Wilde Quotations book better off just reading section of his plays/books/5().

"I have the simplest tastes," remarked Oscar Wilde. "I am always satisfied with the best." In this superlative collection of quotations by the great Irish playwright and wit, readers will find the very best of Wilde's scintillating comments on Oscar Wilde Quotations book, human nature, morals.

Oscar Wilde There are only two kinds of people who are really fascinating: people who know absolutely everything, and people who know absolutely nothing. To disagree with three-fourths of the British public is one of the first requisites of sanity.

Most Famous Quotes By Oscar Wilde, The Author Of The Picture Of Dorian Gray. Famous As: Playwright. Born On: the name of Oscar Wilde comes to Oscar Wilde Quotations book forefront.

He was by far one of the greatest playwrights of the Victorian era. If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all. Oscar Wilde ( - ) Irish dramatist, novelist, & poet. We have the following works by Oscar Wilde.

Quotes by Oscar Wilde - Page 7 on Quotations Book. Oscar Wilde in his favourite coat. New York, Picture taken by Napoleon Sarony ().

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Oscar Wilde said of his story The Happy Prince that it was "an attempt to treat a tragic modern problem in a form that aims at delicacy A Florentine Tragedy and.

The ever-quotable Oscar Wilde once said, ""Anybody can make history. Only a great man can write it."" From his outsize celebrity in Victorian London to his authorship of fiction, drama, and poetry that uniquely captured his era, it's fair to say that Wilde succeeded on both counts.

‍People are sometimes surprised to learn that early in his career Oscar Wilde (), the poet, playwright and wit famous for his flamboyant and ultimately dramatic life in London and Paris, made two visits to America. ‍Further, that each of these visits was important variously in informing his personal development, works, and legacy.

Oscar Wilde was born at 21 Westland Row, Dublin (now home of the Oscar Wilde Centre, Trinity College), the second of three children born to an Anglo-Irish couple: Jane, née Elgee and Sir William was two years younger than his brother, William (Willie) Wilde. Jane Wilde was a niece (by marriage) of the novelist, playwright and clergyman Charles Maturin ( – ), who may have Children: Cyril Holland, Vyvyan Holland.

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Dover goes Wilde with these two fine additions to its line of bargain titles. Lady Windermere is a typical Wilde farce; the latter volume is simply a 3/5(2). Early Life and Education. Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was born on Octoin Dublin, Ireland.

His father, William Wilde, was an acclaimed doctor who was knighted for his work as Born:   The ever-quotable Oscar Wilde () was an Irish playwright, novelist, essayist, and poet who delighted Victorian England with his legendary wit.

He found critical and popular success with his scintillating plays, chiefly The Importance of Being Earnest, while his only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, scandalized readers. Imprisoned for Brand: Dover Publications. Buy Oscar Wilde's Wit and Wisdom: A Book of Quotations (Dover Thrift Editions) by Wilde, Oscar (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). Wilde's last work, The Ballad of Reading Gaol, was written shortly after his release from prison in Hyde recorded in The Annotated Oscar Wilde that Yeats called it "a great or almost great poem," but the fact that he chose only thirty-eight of the poem's stanzas for publication in the Oxford Book of Modern Verse suggests his awareness.

13 Oscar Wilde Quotes To Inspire. Oscar Wilde was an Irish poet and author. Known for his inspirational quotes and sarcastic witty quotes & speech, he became one of the greatest celebrities of his era through the power of being himself. quotations and quotes The following selection of very witty quotes that are attributable to one Oscar Wilde, is followed by some very wise quotes from other persons than said Oscar Wilde.

There is only one thing in the world that is worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about. Oscar Wilde was an Irish poet and playwright, best known for work such as The Picture of Dorian Gray and The Importance of Being Earnest.

Many of Wilde’s plays were satirical comedies. Each comedy mocked the Victorian society, making fun of London’s social hierarchy and the masks worn by the Upper Crust — the social class composed of the wealthiest members of : Flavia Medrut. Oscar Wilde is the guy with the greatest number of entries in the Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations and he deserves to be.

I have never committed murder—largely, I think, because Wilde's sound advice was passed on to me when I was young: ‘One should never do anything one cannot talk about after dinner.’.

Oscar Wilde, Irish-born writer known for his wry wit, was the chief advocate of the aesthetic movement based on the principle of art for art's sake (L'art pour l'art). Wilde was. Playwright, poet, and essayist Oscar Wilde may be the most famous quotesmith in literary history.

Here are his 40 most popular (according to Goodreads) sourced quotations, grouped. Make Offer - WIT Humorous Quotations from Woody Allen to Oscar Wilde DES MACHALE HC Book Thomas Wright BUILT OF BOOKS How Reading Defined the Life of Oscar Wilde 1st Ed $ ‍WHERE THE ESSAY FIRST APPEARED IN BOOK FORM ‍As noted above, the quotation first appeared in print in Wilde's essay The Philosophy of Dress.

That essay first appeared in book form in the First Edition of: ‍John Cooper, Oscar Wilde On Dress (CSM Press), ‍ ‍IN CONTEXT ‍”Fashion rests upon folly. Art rests upon law. Fashion is. More Oscar Wilde Quotations (Based on Topics) Man - Life - Art - World - Woman - People - Pleasure - Youth - Beauty - Love - Money & Wealth - Age - Passion - Soul - Facts - Society & Civilization - Work & Career - Sin - Mind - View All Oscar Wilde Quotations More Oscar Wilde Quotations (By Book Titles) - The Importance of Being Earnest - The.

The Collins Complete Works of Oscar Wilde is the only truly complete and authoritative single-volume edition of Oscar Wilde’s works. Continuously in print sincethe Collins Complete Works of Oscar Wilde has long been recognised as the most comprehensive and authoritative single-volume collection of Wilde’s texts available, containing his only novel, The Portrait of Dorian Gray, as.

Oscar Wilde was a prolific Irish author who wrote plays, fiction, essays, and was known for his acclaimed works which included the novel The Picture of Dorian Gray and the play The Importance of Being Earnest. In the early s, he was one of London’s most popular playwrights. Quote Investigator: Oscar Wilde died in The earliest match located by QI appeared in the book “Conversations with Oscar Wilde” by A.

Cooper-Prichard. The author presented statements he heard spoken by Wilde during discussions and social events. “Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” Oscar Wilde did write several remarks about identity and appearance that were thematically related to this quotation, but the perspective was different.

Here are additional selected citations in chronological order. Oscar Wilde was born in Dublin on Octo to celebrated doctor William Wilde, and poet Jane Francesca a son to highly intellectual parents, it was no wonder that he would become one as well. Wilde became fluent in both French and German early on.

He also became enamored with Greek and Roman studies. "I have the simplest tastes," remarked Oscar Wilde. "I am always satisfied with the best." In this superlative collection of quotations by the great Irish playwright and wit, readers will find the very best of Wilde's scintillating comments on art, human nature, morals, society, politics, history, and numerous other subjects/5(K).

You’re on Irish Quotes, page 3 of 6 Irish Blessings, Quotes, Pdf & Sayings. See related pdf below at the bottom. Irish quotes include a collection of funny sayings from the likes of Oscar Wilde, George Bernard Shaw, and others.

Words of wisdom to brighten up your Irish days. The Best Irish Sayings.