BEAUTY in Classic Quotes

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Quotes from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
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1  To me, beauty is the wonder of wonders.
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2  We have lost the abstract sense of beauty.
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3  People say sometimes that beauty is only superficial.
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4  I am jealous of everything whose beauty does not die.
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5  The sense of his own beauty came on him like a revelation.
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6  We will smoke cigarettes and drink to the beauty of Sibyl Vane.
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7  One should sympathize with the colour, the beauty, the joy of life.
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8  But beauty, real beauty, ends where an intellectual expression begins.
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9  It is a sad thing to think of, but there is no doubt that genius lasts longer than beauty.
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10  And beauty is a form of genius--is higher, indeed, than genius, as it needs no explanation.
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11  Grace was his, and the white purity of boyhood, and beauty such as old Greek marbles kept for us.
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12  You said to me once that pathos left you unmoved, but that beauty, mere beauty, could fill your eyes with tears.
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13  The air was heavy with the perfume of the flowers, and their beauty seemed to bring him an anodyne for his pain.
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14  "Yes; she is a peacock in everything but beauty," said Lord Henry, pulling the daisy to bits with his long nervous fingers.
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15  I won't tell you that I am dissatisfied with what I have done of him, or that his beauty is such that art cannot express it.
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16  I remembered what you had said to me on that wonderful evening when we first dined together, about the search for beauty being the real secret of life.
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17  He was like one of those gracious figures in a pageant or a play, whose joys seem to be remote from one, but whose sorrows stir one's sense of beauty, and whose wounds are like red roses.
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18  When your youth goes, your beauty will go with it, and then you will suddenly discover that there are no triumphs left for you, or have to content yourself with those mean triumphs that the memory of your past will make more bitter than defeats.
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19  If this girl can give a soul to those who have lived without one, if she can create the sense of beauty in people whose lives have been sordid and ugly, if she can strip them of their selfishness and lend them tears for sorrows that are not their own, she is worthy of all your adoration, worthy of the adoration of the world.
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20  In the centre of the room, clamped to an upright easel, stood the full-length portrait of a young man of extraordinary personal beauty, and in front of it, some little distance away, was sitting the artist himself, Basil Hallward, whose sudden disappearance some years ago caused, at the time, such public excitement and gave rise to so many strange conjectures.
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