I knew nothing but shadows and I thought them to be real.
("The Picture of Dorian Gray")
More Quotes from Oscar Wilde:Knowledge would be fatal. It is the uncertainty that charms one. A mist makes things wonderful.
Every man of ambition has to fight his century with its own weapons. What this century worships is wealth. The God of this century is wealth. To succeed one must have wealth. At all costs one must have wealth.
All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling.
It is because Humanity has never known where it was going that it has been able to find its way.
I'm sure I don't know half the people who come to my house. Indeed, from all I hear, I shouldn't like to.
Why should he watch the hideous corruption of his soul?
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Errors are not in the art but in the artificers.
It is one of man's curious idiosyncrasies to create difficulties for the pleasure of resolving them.
Joseph de Maistre