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Oscar Wilde

Quote of Oscar Wilde - It is through art, and through...


Biography - Oscar Wilde:

Irish playwright, novelist, essayist and poet.
Born: 1854 - Died: 1900
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: United Kingdom
United Kingdom

It is through art, and through art only, that we can realise our perfection.




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Quotes for: art


Quotes

Quotes about art:


Truly, art is embedded in nature; he who can extract it, has it.





My trade and art is to live.





The more I think about it the more I feel that there’s nothing more genuinely artistic than to love people.





Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.





I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his 'divine service.'





The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.











Quotes for: perfection


Quotes

Quotes about perfection:


Do not wait to be perfect to start something good.





I hold that the perfection of form and beauty is contained in the sum of all men.





The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing.





It seems that perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.





Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.





Joy is the transition of man from a less to a greater perfection.











Quotes

Oscar Wilde also said...


Humanity takes itself too seriously. It is the world's original sin. If the caveman had known how to laugh, History would have been different.





To be in love is to surpass one's self.





When man is happy, he is in harmony with himself and his environment.





Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.





Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.





In this world there are only two tragedies. One is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.












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