"There is something terribly morbid in the modern sympathy with pain. One should sympathise with the colour, the beauty, the joy of life. The less said about life's sores the better."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Oscar Wilde on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Oscar Wilde on Victor Hugo
"Beauty is only skin deep. If you go after someone just because she's beautiful but don't have anything to talk about, it's going to get boring fast. You want to look beyond the surface and see if you can have fun or if you have anything in common with this person."Oscar Wilde on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Oscar Wilde on Anne Roiphe
"People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."Oscar Wilde on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"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."