DUBLIN STREET ART: OSCAR WILDE

“Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.”– Oscar Wilde

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BELFAST IMAGES: ONLY THING I KNOW

“I love to talk about nothing. It’s the only thing I know anything about.” ― Oscar Wilde

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11apr15. Belfast, Northern Ireland.

BELFAST IMAGES: THINGS AS THEY REALLY ARE

“After the first glass, you see things as you wish they were. After the second, you see things as they are not. Finally, you see things as they really are, and that is the most horrible thing in the world.” ― Oscar Wilde

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BELFAST IMAGES: THINGS ONE NEVER REGRETS…

“One of the great secrets of life. Most people die of a sort of creeping common sense and discover too late that the only things one never regrets are one’s mistakes.” ― Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

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BELFAST IMAGES: INTELLECTUAL EXPRESSION

“But beauty, real beauty, ends where an intellectual expression begins. Intellect is in itself a mode of exaggeration, and destroys the harmony of any face. The moment one sits down to think, one becomes all nose, or all forehead, or something horrid. Look at the successful men in any of the learned professions. How perfectly hideous they are! Except, of course, in the Church. But then in the Church they don’t think.” ― Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

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BELFAST IMAGES: COMES INTO EXISTENCE

“Things are because we see them, and what we see, and how we see it, depends on the Arts that influenced us. To look at a thing is very different from seeing a thing. One does not see anything until one sees its beauty. Then, and then only, does it comes into existence.” ― Oscar Wilde

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BELFAST IMAGES: POSSESS THEIR SOULS

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Oscar Wilde, The Complete Letters of Oscar Wilde

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BELFAST IMAGES: UNSEEN BEAUTY

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Oscar Wilde, A Woman of No Importance

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