Oscar Wilde Quotes (495 quotes)
Oscar Wilde Quotes
Time must be spent at the memorial enjoying and mulling over the Oscar Wilde quotes written on pillars. He was a novelist, playwright, essayist and poet. Born to intellectual and well-off parents, he went to Trinity College in Dublin and then Oxford. He was also gay and while enjoying significant success as a writer he was tried and convicted for gross indecency and imprisoned for two years of hard labor. Wilde died of cerebral meningitis on 30 November at the age of Read his biography for more.
Oscar Wilde, unfortunately, died penniless and lonely in , after two years of hard prison labor resulting from a sexual affair with the Marquess of Queensberry's son. It is only the shallow people who do not judge by appearances. A woman's face is her work of fiction. It is not fair that some men should be happier than others. Men always are.
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11 Oscar Wilde Quotes
Pope John Paul II, I recognise it as no crime to be in my own country. How have you answered the Call? It was, of course, a miserable childhood: the happy childhood is hardly worth your while. Worse than the ordinary miserable childhood is the miserable Irish childhood, and worse yet is the miserable Irish Catholic childhood. Charles Stewart Parnell , From this day till Sunday, shall thy respite be!
What's your favorite Oscar Wilde quote? Famed Irish writer Oscar Wilde had a way with words that few Irishmen have matched. Today, on the th anniversary of his death, we celebrate his legacy wth his top eleven best sayings. Let us know which Oscar Wilde quote you think is best in the comments section. A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing. Read more: What Irish phrases you need to learn before you visit Ireland. Related: Books.