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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.
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.

Women represent the triumph of matter over mind, just as men represent the triumph of mind over morals.
All Art is quite useless.
It is confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution.
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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