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Oscar Wilde

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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

Quote

Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.
Oscar Wilde - The Picture of Dorian Gray




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Tout portrait qu'on peint avec âme est un portrait, non du modèle, mais de l'artiste.”
Oscar Wilde - Le portrait de Dorian Gray

German
Jedes Porträt, das mit Gefühl gemalt wurde, ist ein Porträt des Künstlers, nicht dessen, der ihm dafür gesessen hat.”
Oscar Wilde - Das Bildnis des Dorian Gray




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Thus, reader, I am myself the matter of my book.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays




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Quotes about painting:



Quotes for: painting

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I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.”
Claude Monet
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Eloquence is a painting of thought.”
Blaise Pascal
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It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a statue, and so to make a few objects beautiful; but it is far more glorious to carve and paint the very atmosphere and medium through which we look, which morally we can do. To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.”
Henry David Thoreau
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If there were only one truth, you couldn't paint a hundred canvases on the same theme.”
Pablo Picasso
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I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.”
Pablo Picasso
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No longer shall I paint interiors with men reading and women knitting. I will paint living people who breathe and feel and suffer and love.”
Edvard Munch
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Quotes for: artist:



Quotes for: artist

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Whoever wants to know something about me - as an artist which alone is significant - they should look attentively at my pictures and there seek to recognise what I am and what I want.”
Gustav Klimt
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The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing.”
Eugene Delacroix
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Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.”
Pablo Picasso
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Great artists have no country.”
Alfred de Musset
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Every human being should be an artist. Everything can become beautiful art.”
Novalis
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An artist has no home in Europe except in Paris.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Oscar Wilde also said...


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Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
Oscar Wilde - Quotation of uncertain origin
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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.”
Oscar Wilde - The Picture of Dorian Gray
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When man is happy, he is in harmony with himself and his environment.”
Oscar Wilde - The soul of man under socialism
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There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.”
Oscar Wilde
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Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.”
Oscar Wilde
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A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.”
Oscar Wilde
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