"The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it's dead for you."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Oscar Wilde on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Oscar Wilde on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Oscar Wilde on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Oscar Wilde on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Oscar Wilde on Winston Churchill
"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."