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The Picture of Dorian Grey
QUOTATION: There is something terribly morbid in the modern sympathy with
pain. One should sympathise with the colour, the beauty, the joy of life.
The less said about lifes sores the better.
QUOTATION: The tragedy of old age is not that one is old, but that one
QUOTATION: People who love only once in their lives are ... shallow people.
What they call their loyalty, and their fidelity, I call either the lethargy
of custom or their lack of imagination. Faithfulness is to the emotional
life what consistency is to the life of the intellectsimply a confession
QUOTATION: One can always be kind to people about whom one cares nothing.
QUOTATION: She tried to found a salon, and only succeeded in opening
QUOTATION: The only difference between a caprice and a life-long passion
is that the caprice lasts a little longer.
QUOTATION: Those who are faithful know only the trivial side of love:
it is the faithless who know loves tragedies.
QUOTATION: It is a sad truth, but we have lost the faculty of giving
lovely names to things. Names are everything. I never quarrel with actions.
My one quarrel is with words.... 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: A man can be happy with any woman, as long as he does not
QUOTATION: I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances
for their good characters, and my enemies for their intellects. A man
cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.