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OSCAR WILDE IMAGESA wide selection of images,pictures,paintings and illustrations related to the life and times of Oscar Wilde. 1. A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal. 2. A man can be happy with any woman as long as he does not love her. 3. Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much. 4. America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between. 5. Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination. 6. Arguments are to be avoided; they are always vulgar and often convincing. 7. Biography lends to death a new terror. 8. Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months. 9. I am not young enough to know everything. 10. I think that God in creating Man somewhat overestimated his ability.
OSCAR WILDE VIDEOSA selection of Oscar Wilde related video clips from around the world 11. I was working on the proof of one of my poems all the morning, and took out a comma. In the afternoon I put it back again. 12. Illusion is the first of all pleasures. 13. It is a very sad thing that nowadays there is so little useless information. 14. 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. 15. One should always play fairly when one has the winning cards. 16. Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious. 17. Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live. 18. The only thing to do with good advice is pass it on. It is never any use to oneself. 19. The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about. 20. The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
COMPLETE WORKS OF OSCAR WILDEDiscover and discuss the complete works of Oscar Wilde, his plays, essays, poems, children's short stories,letters and novel 21. To disagree with three-fourths of the British public is one of the first requisites of sanity. 22. Whenever people agree with me I always feel I must be wrong. 23. The only thing that sustains one through life is the consciousness of the immense inferiority of everybody else, and this is a feeling that I have always cultivated. 24. I don’t play accurately-any one can play accurately- but I play with wonderful expression. As far as the piano is concerned, sentiment is my forte. I keep science for Life. 25. When the gods wish to punish us, they answer our prayers. 26. Work is the curse of the drinking classes. 27. My own business always bores me to death; I prefer other people’s. 28. I can resist anything but temptation. 29. Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about. 30. Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE OSCAR WILDE QUOTE?
Lets pick our top 100 Oscar Wilde Quotes
“When Oscar Wilde was asked in an interview to list his 100 favorite books he said he could not. When asked why, he replied, 'Because I have only written five.” continue reading
The Wilde family, Speranza, Sir William Wilde, Willie Wilde and Isola Wilde. Oscar's father Sir William Wilde and his mother Lady Jane Wilde, the poet ‘Speranza’, were extraordinary people in their own right. ‘Speranza’ was adored by the Irish masses,She had stirred a whole nation of Irish men and women both at home and abroad with her fiery verses for the rebellious Young Ireland movement in the 1840s.
Growing up in the Wilde household at Merrion Square was quite an upbringing for Oscar
Oscar was initially schooled at home and at age 7 was sent to Pretora boarding school to join his brother Willie.
MOVING TO LONDON
After graduating from Oxford, he moved to London where he roomed with the artist Frank Miles.
Queensberry was determined to end his sons relationship with Oscar. His famous calling card brandishing Oscar a homosexual was enough to goad Oscar to the courts.
OSCAR WILDES DOWNFALL
This examines his time in Prison and his time spent in Paris upon release.
QUOTES FROM OSCAR
Oscar on love,marriage,relationships,education,religion,america, and much more
One should always be in love. That is the reason one should never marry.
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Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about
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If one could only teach the English how to talk, and the Irish how to listen, society here would be quite civilized
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LETS LOOK AT OSCAR WILDE'S WORK
OSCAR WILDE POEMS
"The Ballad of Reading Gaol" (1898) "Les Ballons" "Charmides" De Profundis "The Harlot's House" "Helas!" "Impression du Matin" "Pan — Double Villanelle" "The Sphinx" "Symphony In Yellow"
OSCAR WILDE PLAYS
Lady Windermere's Fan (1892) Salome (1894) [introduction] A Woman of No Importance (1893) An Ideal Husband (1895) The Importance of Being Earnest (1895)
OSCAR WILDE PROSE
The Picture of Dorian Gray (1890) Lord Arthur Savile's Crime (1891) The Happy Prince and Other Tales A House of Pomegranates The Canterville Ghost The Sphinx Without A Secret The Model Millionare
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