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PinkMonkey® Quotations on . . .
The Picture of Dorian Grey
QUOTATION: Anybody can be good in the country. There are no temptations
QUOTATION: Men marry because they are tired; women, because they are
curious; both are disappointed.
QUOTATION: What a fuss people make about fidelity! Why, even in love
it is purely a question for physiology. It has nothing to do with our
own will. Young men want to be faithful, and are not; old men want to
be faithless, and cannot: that is all one can say.
QUOTATION: It is perfectly monstrous the way people go about nowadays
saying things against one behind ones back that are absolutely and
QUOTATION: There are only two kinds of people who are really fascinatingpeople
who know absolutely everything, and people who know absolutely nothing.
QUOTATION: The basis of optimism is sheer terror.
QUOTATION: I cant help detesting my relations. I suppose it comes
from the fact that none of us can stand other people having the same faults
QUOTATION: Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing
can cure the senses but the soul.
QUOTATION: Murder is always a mistake. One should never do anything that
one cannot talk about after dinner.
QUOTATION: The advantage of the emotions is that they lead us astray.
QUOTATION: When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving ones
self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world
calls a romance.