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Literary Quotes from The Picture of Dorian Gray

When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one’s self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.

― Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

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Literary Quotes from The Picture of Dorian Gray

Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing.

― Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

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Literary Quotes from The Picture of Dorian Gray

To define is to limit.

― Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

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Literary Quotes from The Picture of Dorian Gray

I am too fond of reading books to care to write them.

― Oscar Wilde,The Picture of Dorian Gray

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Literary Quotes from The Picture of Dorian Gray

There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.

― Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

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Literary Quotes from The Picture of Dorian Gray

I don’t want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.

― Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

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Literary Quotes from The Picture of Dorian Gray

The cure for temptation, and I concur!

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Literary Quotes from The Picture of Dorian Gray

Those who find ugly meanings in beautiful things are corrupt without being charming. This is a fault. Those who find beautiful meanings in beautiful things are the cultivated. For these there is hope. They are the elect to whom beautiful things mean only Beauty. There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written. That is all.

― Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

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Literary quotes from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

Notes from Tiff about The Picture of Dorian Gray

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