"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Oscar Wilde on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Oscar Wilde on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Oscar Wilde on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Oscar Wilde on Aristotle
"The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls."Oscar Wilde on Pablo Picasso
"No woman should ever be quite accurate about her age. It looks so calculating."
"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."