London in Quotations: Oscar Wilde

The amount of women in London who flirt with their own husbands is perfectly scandalous. It looks so bad. It is simply washing one’s clean linen in public.

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) The importance of being Ernest

6 thoughts on “London in Quotations: Oscar Wilde”

  1. Oscar’s one-liners hidden in his plays are some of my favourites. In fact, one of them is my favourite quote of all time.
    ‘We Are All In The Gutter, But Some Of Us Are Looking At The Stars’.
    Best wishes, Pete.


    1. We once drove to Chichester for the day to see Patricia Routledge playing the role of Lady Bracknell in a revival of Oscar Wilde’s comedy The Importance of Being Earnest. I think Tim McInnerny also appeared. It was a long day by the time we got home.

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