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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
Source: The Picture of Dorian Gray

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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Eloquence is a painting of thought.”
Blaise Pascal
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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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Painting is poetry which is seen and not heard, and poetry is a painting which is heard but not seen.”
Leonardo da Vinci
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There are certain things in which mediocrity is not to be endured, such as poetry, music, painting, public speaking.”
Jean de La Bruyere
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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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No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.”
Oscar Wilde
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Oscar Wilde also said...


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Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
Oscar Wilde
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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
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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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