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Oscar Wilde

Quote of Oscar Wilde - All bad poetry springs from genuine...


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

All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling.




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Quotes for: poetry


Quotes

Quotes about poetry:


Poetry is related to philosophy as experience is related to empirical science.





Why should poetry have to make sense?





Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.





Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason.
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Poesy dissolves foreign being into our own.





Poetry implies the whole truth, philosophy expresses only a particle of it.











Quotes

Quotes for: Feeling


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





Our deeds, our feelings, our thoughts, and our sensations just happen of themselves, as the rain falls and the water flows along the valley.





Both in thought and in feeling, even though time be real, to realise the unimportance of time is the gate of wisdom.





Like great works, deep feelings always mean more than they are conscious of saying.





Love is not merely a sentiment, it is an art.





Of two pleasures, if there be one which all or almost all who have experience of both give a decided preference, irrespective of any feeling of moral obligation to prefer it, that is the more desirable pleasure.











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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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