Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.

By : Oscar Wilde

    View

The one charm about marriage is that it makes a life of deception absolutely necessary for both parties.

By : Oscar Wilde

    View

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

By : Oscar Wilde

    View

What we have to do, what at any rate it is our duty to do, is to revive the old art of Lying.

By : Oscar Wilde

    View

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

By : Oscar Wilde

    View

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

By : Oscar Wilde

    View

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.

By : Oscar Wilde

    View

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

By : Oscar Wilde

    View

All art is quite useless.

By : Oscar Wilde

    View

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

By : Oscar Wilde

    View

Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.

By : Oscar Wilde

    View

Life imitates art far more than art imitates Life.

By : Oscar Wilde

    View