Monday, August 20, 2018 Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 licence.

James McNeill Whistler

« All quotes from this author
 

Oscar Wilde: "I wish I had said that"
Whistler: "You will, Oscar, you will."
--
L.C. Ingleby, Oscar Wilde (1907)

 
James McNeill Whistler

» James McNeill Whistler - all quotes »



Tags: James McNeill Whistler Quotes, Authors starting by W


Similar quotes

 

You'd have to be dead not to be impressed by his sincerity. But then didn't Oscar Wilde say say "The worst vice of the fanatic is his sincerity".

 
Jani Allan
 

"I know of only two painters in the world," said a newly introduced feminine enthusiast to Whistler, "yourself and Velasquez." "Why," answered Whistler in dulcet tones, "why drag in Velasquez?"

 
James McNeill Whistler
 

"For me, a male image that I'm really moved by is somewhere between of Oscar Wilde type of a male: the fop, the long hair, the suits, too witty for his own good, incredibly smart, scathingly funny - all that. But then my other ideal is more like the Buddhist monk - the shaved head, actually someone who sublimates their sexuality." Aperture Magazine 1999

 
Madonna
 

"For me, a male image that I'm really moved by is somewhere between of Oscar Wilde type of a male: the fop, the long hair, the suits, too witty for his own good, incredibly smart, scathingly funny - all that. But then my other ideal is more like the Buddhist monk - the shaved head, actually someone who sublimates their sexuality." Aperture Magazine 1999

 
Madonna Ciccone
© 2009–2013Quotes Privacy Policy | Contact