There is something terribly morbid in the modern sympathy with pain. One should sympathize with the color, the beauty, the joy of life. The less said about life’s sores the better.

Oscar Wilde

Hear no evil, speak no evil – and you’ll never be invited to a party

Oscar Wilde

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It is better to be beautiful than to be good, but it is better to be good than to be ugly.

Oscar Wilde

No object is so beautiful that, under certain conditions, it will not look ugly.

Oscar Wilde

Nobody of any real culture, for instance, ever talks nowadays about the beauty of sunset. Sunsets are quite old fashioned. To admire them is a distinct sign of provincialism of temperament. Upon the other hand they go on.

Oscar Wilde

Temperament is the primary requisite for the critic – a temperament exquisitely susceptible to beauty, and to the various impressions that beauty gives us.

Oscar Wilde

The State is to make what is useful. The individual is to make what is beautiful.

Oscar Wilde

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