"Personality must be ..." Quote of Oscar Wilde

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Personality must be accepted for what it is. You mustn't mind that a poet is a drunk, rather that drunks are not always poets.

Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), Anglo-Irish playwright, author. Quoted in Richard Ellman, Oscar Wilde, ch. 21 (1987). Of poet Ernest Dowson.