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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

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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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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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Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.”
Oscar Wilde - The Picture of Dorian Gray
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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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Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
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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.”
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Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.”
Oscar Wilde - The Picture of Dorian Gray
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There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.”
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Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.”
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