"I suppose society is wonderfully delightful. To be in it is merely a bore. But to be out of it is simply a tragedy."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Oscar Wilde on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Oscar Wilde on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Oscar Wilde on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Oscar Wilde on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Oscar Wilde on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."