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The Picture of Dorian Grey
QUOTATION: Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value
QUOTATION: The husbands of very beautiful women belong to the criminal
QUOTATION: Nothing makes one so vain as being told that one is a sinner.
QUOTATION: Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and
it is far the best ending for one.
QUOTATION: Fashion, by which what is really fantastic becomes for a moment
QUOTATION: I hate vulgar realism in literature. The man who could call
a spade a spade should be compelled to use one. It is the only thing he
is fit for.
QUOTATION: The mind of the thoroughly well-informed man is a dreadful
thing. It is like a bric-à-brac shop, all monsters and dust, with
everything priced above its proper value.
QUOTATION: There is always something infinitely mean about other peoples
QUOTATION: It is an odd thing, but every one who disappears is said to
be seen at San Francisco. It must be a delightful city, and possess all
the attractions of the next world.
QUOTATION: Nowadays most people die of a sort of creeping common sense,
and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets
are ones mistakes.
QUOTATION: Civilisation is not by any means an easy thing to attain to.
There are only two ways by which man can reach it. One is by being cultured,
the other by being corrupt.
QUOTATION: Whenever a man does a thoroughly stupid thing, it is always
from the noblest motives.
QUOTATION: The body sins once, and has done with its sin, for action
is a mode of purification. Nothing remains then but the recollection of
a pleasure, or the luxury of a regret.
QUOTATION: Philanthropic people lose all sense of humanity. It is their