It is very vulgar to talk like a dentist when one isn't a dentist.
It produced a false impression. --Oscar Wilde, from The Importance of Being Earne...
The good ended happily and the bad ended unhappily.
That is what fiction means. --Oscar Wilde, from The Importance of Being Earne...
On an occaision of this kind it becomes more than a moral duty to speak one's mind.
It becomes a pleasure. --Oscar Wilde, from The Importance of Being Earne...
I couldn't help it. I can resist everything except temptation.
--Oscar Wilde, from Lady Windermere's Fa...
Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.
-- Oscar Wilde...
Either the wallpaper goes or I do. -- Oscar Wilde, last word
You can pick out actors by the glazed look that comes into their eyes when the conversation wanders away from themselves.
-- Michael Wilding...
Twixt the optimist and pessimist The difference is droll
The optimist sees the doughnut But the pessimist sees the hole....
The main ingredient of stardom is the rest of the team. --John Woode
On the outskirts of every agony sits some observant fellow who points. --Virginia Woolf, playwrite