Oscar Wilde, the Anglo-Irish Victorian playwright, was the real deal in 1890s London famous for his society plays and flamboyant wit.
The poet and author was also known for his biting wit and use of aphorisms. He was a great celebrity in his day and his plays are still performed like The Importance of Being Earnest.
Although he had an ultimately dramatic downfall, Wilde's literary reputation rested largely on his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray and his masterful comedic plays and epigrams.
If you are a huge fan of Wilde's work, then you will fall in love with our wholesome collection of his greatest quotes and sayings. Read on.