Type: Irish author, Playwright, Poet
Born: 16 October 1854
Died: 30 November 1900
Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 1854 – 30 November 1900) 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. Wilde's parents were successful Anglo-Irish Dublin intellectuals. His father, William Wilde, was an acclaimed doctor who was knighted for his work as medical advisor for the Irish censuses. William Wilde later founded St.
A man can be happy with any woman as long as he does not love her.
I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.
I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.
I like men who have a future and women who have a past.
You are a wonderful creation. You know more than you think you know, just as you know less than you want to know.
If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they'll kill you.
If a woman cannot make her mistakes charming, she is only a female.
Never love anyone who treats you like you're ordinary.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
One should always be in love. That's the reason one should never marry.
I really don't see anything romantic in proposing. It is very romantic to be in love. But there is nothing romantic about a definite proposal. Why, one may be accepted. One usually is, I believe. Then the excitement is all over. The very essence of romance is uncertainty. If ever I get married, I'll certainly try to forget the fact.
I think God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability.