The wit and humor of Oscar Wilde.

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StatementEdited by Alvin Redman, with an introduction by Vyvyan Holland.
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Imprisoned for two years for homosexual behavior, Wilde moved Pages: A comprehensive selection of his quips, aphorisms, and wit One of the most well known personalities of his day, Oscar Wilde charmed and beguiled readers and audiences with his eloquent and biting observations, his smart quips, and the witticisms peppering his own speech and the speech of.

His genius manifested itself in his plays and poetry but he is equally famous for his penetrating wit, humour and brilliant repartee. Wilde boasted that he could talk spontaneously on any subject, a claim borne out by the range and scope of the examples in this collection.

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"I am always satisfied with the best." 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.

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More than ripostes, paradoxes, and epigrams on sin, society, genius, Brand: Dover Publications."I have put my genius into my life," declared Oscar Wilde, adding, "I have put only my talent into my works." This paperback gift edition of the renowned poet and playwright's epigrams and witticisms draws upon both realms.

It features hundreds of quips from Wilde's personal letters and conversations as well as his fiction, essays, lectures, and plays.Oscar Wilde's Wit From the above quotes, clearly Oscar Wilde was not a stand-up comedian.

Instead of jokes, what you find amongst Oscar Wilde quotes are witty one liners and repartee, for example: A pompous speaker who had a great opinion of himself gave a long after-dinner speech.