Absinthe: After the first glass, you see things as you wish they were. After the second, you see them as they are not. Finally, you see things as they really are, and that is the most horrible thing in the world. - Oscar Wilde Quotes

Absinthe: After the first glass, you see things as you wish they were. After the second, you see them as they are not. Finally, you see things as they really are, and that is the most horrible thing in the world.

Source:Letters to the Sphinx from Oscar Wilde: With Reminiscences of the Author by Ada Leverson (London: Duckworth, 1930)
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