"Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance."
"Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow."Oscar Wilde on William Shakespeare
"The word 'romance,' according to the dictionary, means excitement, adventure, and something extremely real. Romance should last a lifetime."Oscar Wilde on Billy Graham
"A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure."Oscar Wilde on Charlie Chaplin
"Romantic love is mental illness. But it's a pleasurable one. It's a drug. It distorts reality, and that's the point of it. It would be impossible to fall in love with someone that you really saw."Oscar Wilde on Fran Lebowitz
"Most cynics are really crushed romantics: they've been hurt, they're sensitive, and their cynicism is a shell that's protecting this tiny, dear part in them that's still alive."Oscar Wilde on Jeff Bridges
"No woman should ever be quite accurate about her age. It looks so calculating."
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."
"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."