There was a silence. The evening darkened in the room. Noiselessly and with silver feet the shadows crept in from the garden. The colours faded wearily out of things.
("The Picture of Dorian Gray")
More Quotes from Oscar Wilde:The reason we all like to think so well of others is that we are all afraid for ourselves. The basis of optimism is sheer terror.
Bad art is a great deal worse than no art at all.
In this world there are two tragedies. One is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it. The last is much the worst.
Who is that man over there I don't know him. What is he doing Is he a conspirator Have you searched him Give him till tomorrow to confess, then hang him -- hang him
Jack? . . . No, there is very little music in the name Jack, if any at all, indeed. It does not thrill. It produces absolutely no vibrations . . . I have known several Jacks, and they all, without exception, were more than usually plain. Besides, Jack is a notorious domesticity for John! And I pity any woman who is married to a man called John. She would probably never be allowed to know the entrancing pleasure of a single moment's solitude. The only really safe name is Ernest.
There is nothing so difficult to marry as a large nose.
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