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wisdom of Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

wisdom of Oscar Wilde

by Oscar Wilde

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Published by Brentano"s Union Square in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wilde, Oscar, -- 1854-1900 -- Quotations,
  • Quotations, English -- Irish authors

  • Edition Notes

    Statementselected with introduction and index by Temple Scott.
    GenreQuotations
    ContributionsScott, Temple, 1864-1939
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 103, [1] p.
    Number of Pages103
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20684631M

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The Oscar Wilde depicted through his wit and wisdom is how I am certain he wanted to be remembered. Writing and dying under an assumed name, Sebastian Melmoth was nothing of the outcome he would have expected. I believe, however, and to his satisfaction, he presents himself to us as we know him: a great and clever author and poet/5().

Wilde on Sincerity: "A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal." Nearly a century after his death, the wit of Oscar Wilde remains as fresh and barbed /5(13). In this superlative collection of quotations by the great Irish playwright and wit, readers will find the very best of Wilde's scintillating comments on art, human nature, morals, society, politics, history, and numerous other subjects.

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The ever-quotable Oscar Wilde once said, ""Anybody can make history. Only a great man can write it."" From his outsize celebrity in Victorian London to his authorship of fiction, drama, and poetry that uniquely captured his era, it's fair to say that Wilde succeeded on both counts.

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This quote was written by the Irish poet, playwright, and author Oscar Wilde ( - ) and is contained within his work 'An Ideal Husband', created for the stage in A Book of Quotations.

Author: Oscar Wilde; Publisher: Courier Corporation ISBN: Category: Reference Page: 64 View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Amusing, thought-provoking epigrams, aphorisms, and other jests from the plays, essays, and lively conversation of Oscar Wilde offer a feast of humorous and profound quips.

The book is about 50 pages and consist of a grocery list of Oscar Wilde's quotes. Taking in isolation, I felt that the quotes were often rendered meaningless. If you like the wits of Oscar Wilde I feel that you are better off just reading section of his plays/books/5(). Hundreds of sparkling jests and epigrams include quips from Wilde's personal letters and conversations as well as his fiction, essays, lectures, and plays.

The most comprehensive collection of Wilde's witticisms, it will delight both longtime fans and new readers. Read "Oscar Wilde's Wit and Wisdom A Book of Quotations" by Oscar Wilde available from Rakuten Kobo. "I have the simplest tastes," remarked Oscar Wilde.

"I am always satisfied with the best." In this superlative collectio Brand: Dover Publications. Oscar Wilde, for all his wit and wisdom was a man unable to survive his abbreviated lifetime. A married Gay man representing himself publicly as straight (not a word so commonly used to represent sexuality in the 19th Century) was eventually drawn into the courts of Great Britain surprising Wilde Reviews: The wit & wisdom of Oscar Wilde (A Stanyan book).

"I have the simplest tastes," remarked Oscar Wilde. "I am always satisfied with the best." In this superlative collection of quotations by the great Irish playwright and wit, readers will find the /5(11).

See how thinking about Oscar Wilde’s wisdom opens doors. And while Oscar Wilde’s viewpoint gives us a brief and poetic line to think on, the complexity of what the writer’s mind goes through is still that never-ending mystery, even to those who live it. So thanks, Oscar Wilde, for helping us think.

Oh, and Happy Birthday. Oscar Wilde was born at 21 Westland Row, Dublin (now home of the Oscar Wilde Centre, Trinity College), the second of three children born to an Anglo-Irish couple: Jane, née Elgee and Sir William was two years younger than his brother, William (Willie) Wilde.

Jane Wilde was a niece (by marriage) of the novelist, playwright and clergyman Charles Maturin ( – ), who may have.

Wilde, Oscar, Wit and wisdom of Oscar Wilde. New York, Philosophical Library; [distributed by Book Sales, ] (OCoLC) Named Person: Oscar Wilde; Oscar Wilde: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Oscar Wilde.

Still more show genuine wisdom: “Anybody can sympathize with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathize with a friend’s success.” Oscar Wilde is as popular with readers today as he was in his own time.

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