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Oscar Wilde

Oscar WildeOscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was an Irish writer and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s.
Born: October 16, 1854, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Died: November 30, 1900, Paris, France
Plays: The Importance of Being Earnest, An Ideal Husband, More
Movies: Dorian Gray, Wilde, An Ideal Husband, A Good Woman, More
Children: Vyvyan Holland, Cyril Holland

There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.
There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.
~ Oscar Wilde
नैतिकता  महज  एक  रवैया  है  जो  हम  ऐसे  लोगों  के  प्रति  अपनाते  हैं  जिन्हें  हम  व्यक्तिगत  रूप  से  नापसंद  करते  हैं।
नैतिकता महज एक रवैया है जो हम ऐसे लोगों के प्रति अपनाते हैं जिन्हें हम व्यक्तिगत रूप से नापसंद करते हैं।
~ Oscar Wilde
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
~ Oscar Wilde
Women have a wonderful instinct about things. They can discover everything except the obvious.
~ Oscar Wilde
Fashion is what one wears oneself. What is unfashionable is what other people wear.
Fashion is what one wears oneself. What is unfashionable is what other people wear.
~ Oscar Wilde
There is no such thing as an omen. Destiny does not send us heralds. She is too wise or too cruel for that.
~ Oscar Wilde
You know more than you think you know, just as you know less than you want to know.
~ Oscar Wilde
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
~ Oscar Wilde
A man who is master of himself can end a sorrow as easily as he can invent a pleasure. I don't want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.
A man who is master of himself can end a sorrow as easily as he can invent a pleasure. I don't want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.
~ Oscar Wilde
समाज केवल हमारे दिमाग की उत्पति है; असल दुनिया में तो केवल लोग ही होते हैं।
समाज केवल हमारे दिमाग की उत्पति है; असल दुनिया में तो केवल लोग ही होते हैं।
~ Oscar Wilde

Quotes

Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.

Trivia

Interracial marriage was banned in South Africa from 1949 to 1985 (36 years) - It was banned in the U.S. from 1691-1967 (276 years).

Graffiti

The old songs are best because nobody sings them any more.