My Wallpaper And I Are Fighting A Duel To The Death.
My wallpaper and I are fighting a duel to the death. One or the
other of us has to go.
-- Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
-- in Frank Harris Oscar Wilde: His Life and Confessions (1930) p. 572
-- To Claire de Pratz, 29 October 1900
Either that wallpaper goes, or I do." ~~ Oscar Wilde, writer, d. November 30, 1900
Either they go, or I do. -- Oscar Wilde, of his new bedroom curtains (attrib.), 1900
This wallpaper is dreadful. One of us has simply got to go. -- Oscar Wilde (his last words)
You ought to be a doctor," he said to Turner, "as you always want people to do what they don't want to.
-- Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) -- 28 November 1900, two days before his death, -- when he was already rather ill....
Either the wallpaper goes or I do. -- Oscar Wilde, last word
My own business always bores me to death; I prefer other people's. -- Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
Ah, well, then, I suppose that I shall have to die beyond my means.
-- Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) -- in R.H. Sherard Life of Oscar Wilde (1906) p....
One's life is so often the life that one does not lead. -- Oscar Wilde
The first thing in life is to assume a pose. What the second one is, no one has yet discovered.
-- Oscar Wilde...