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Oscar Wilde
(1856-1900) born on
Oct 16
Anglo-Irish playwright, novelist. He was noted for his flamboyant witty, sophisticated plays, e.g., "The Importance of Being Ernest," 1895.
         
   
F
Art is not to be taught in Academies. It is what one looks at, not what one listens to, that makes the artist. The real schools should be the streets.

R
Women represent the triumph of matter over mind, just as men represent the triumph of mind over morals.
A
All Art is quite useless.
N
It is confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution.
K
Women are never disarmed by compliments. Men always are. That is the difference between the sexes.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: The Relation of Dress to Art: A Note in Black and White on Mr. Whistler's Lecture," in Pall Mall Gazette(London), 28 Feb 1885.
R: The Picture of Dorian Gray," Ch. 4
A: The Picture of Dorian Gray," Preface
N: The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891
K: The Ideal Husband
   


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