Oscar Wilde

Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was an Irish playwright, novelist, essayist, and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s.

Born: 16 October 1854, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Died: 30 November 1900, French Third Republic

Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.

Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.

The truth is rarely pure and never simple.