Quotes by Oscar Wilde

No woman should ever be quite accurate about her age. It looks so calculating.

A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.

No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.

Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known.

Life imitates art far more than art imitates Life.

I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being.

It is through art, and through art only, that we can realise our perfection.

All art is quite useless.

The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it's dead for you.

It is only an auctioneer who can equally and impartially admire all schools of art.