[1854 – 1900] English poet, playwright and prosaist

Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter. - Oscar Wilde
The camera, you know, will never capture you. Photography, in my experience, has the miraculous power of transferring wine into water. - Oscar Wilde
in "Lillie"
To look at a thing is very different from seeing it. - Oscar Wilde
It is through art, and through art only, that we can realise our perfection. - Oscar Wilde
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible. - Oscar Wilde