Tags » Oscar Wilde

The Importance of Being Earnest

This evening my friend and I sat across the bar from an amazing couple; he was in his 50’s with slicked back hair, a gingham shirt, tattoos and potbelly. 419 more words

Quantum Physics

One good thought: You've got to dream

It’s a very real fact. You’ve got to dream. Big. Very big. And wide, all over the place. Anything you can think of. I don’t know where my life would be without the crazy dreams I find my mind wandering in when I least expect, without the high expectations and the crazy goals that others might mock me for. 424 more words

Life

tonight's inspiration: Oscar Wilde


“Disobedience, in the eyes of any one who has read history, is man’s original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made, through disobedience and through rebellion.”
37 more words

Art

"Conscious...it was merely the name men gave to their mistakes"-Wilde

I’ve been reading The Picture of Dorian Grey, and I came across the quotation “conscious…it was merely the name men gave to their mistakes”. At first I simply continued reading, but the more I mulled over the quotation, the more thought-provoking it became. 241 more words

Inspiration And Daily Life

Heirloom Tomato Tart for Tarts

Tarts gotta eat too you know. By the way I am going to single-handedly bring back the phrase “tart,” but I’m going to apply it to men too because I am an equal opportunity judger. 321 more words

Main Dish

Oscar Wilde Festival

The Oscar Wilde Festival begins this Friday, 5th September, in Galway. Apparently it’s the only festival of its kind, and was only set up last year having been ‘born out of a need to celebrate Wilde and his west of Ireland links, the place he described as “a savage beauty”.’ If you can’t be there in person, you can follow the festival on Twitter… 7 more words

Oscar Wilde

a land of pit and precipice

There is the same world for all of us, and good and evil, sin and innocence, go through it hand in hand.  To shut one’s eyes to half of life that one may live securely is as though one blinded oneself that one might walk with more safety in a land of pit and precipice. 6 more words

Literature