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Quotes from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
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1  I have seen her in every age and in every costume.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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2  It is one of the great romantic tragedies of the age.
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3  These are the sickly aims, the false ideals, of our age.
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4  One should reserve that to give an interest to one's old age.
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5  Modern morality consists in accepting the standard of one's age.
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6  She had marred him for a moment, if he had wounded her for an age.
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7  I shall be of age in less than a year, and then I can do what I like.
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8  The tragedy of old age is not that one is old, but that one is young.
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9  I know the age better than you do, though you will prate about it so tediously.
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10  You are the type of what the age is searching for, and what it is afraid it has found.
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11  We live in an age when men treat art as if it were meant to be a form of autobiography.
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12  It might escape the hideousness of sin, but the hideousness of age was in store for it.
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13  We live in an age that reads too much to be wise, and that thinks too much to be beautiful.
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14  Never trust a woman who wears mauve, whatever her age may be, or a woman over thirty-five who is fond of pink ribbons.
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15  They wondered how one so charming and graceful as he was could have escaped the stain of an age that was at once sordid and sensual.
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16  At last, liveried in the costume of the age, reality entered the room in the shape of a servant to tell the duchess that her carriage was waiting.
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17  Certainly no one looking at Dorian Gray that night could have believed that he had passed through a tragedy as horrible as any tragedy of our age.
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18  A bishop keeps on saying at the age of eighty what he was told to say when he was a boy of eighteen, and as a natural consequence he always looks absolutely delightful.
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19  One day, a fatal day I sometimes think, I determined to paint a wonderful portrait of you as you actually are, not in the costume of dead ages, but in your own dress and in your own time.
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20  He would examine with minute care, and sometimes with a monstrous and terrible delight, the hideous lines that seared the wrinkling forehead or crawled around the heavy sensual mouth, wondering sometimes which were the more horrible, the signs of sin or the signs of age.
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