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Quotes from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
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1  My dear boy, no woman is a genius.
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2  In good society that always whitewashes a woman.
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3  I may mention that she was not the woman's only child.
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4  A beautiful woman risking everything for a mad passion.
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5  When an old woman like myself blushes, it is a very bad sign.
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6  For a moment a hideous sense of humiliation came over the woman.
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7  Beside him hung the portrait of his wife, a pallid, thin-lipped woman in black.
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8  "Never marry a woman with straw-coloured hair, Dorian," he said after a few puffs.
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9  "I don't know how we could manage without him," answered the elder woman querulously.
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10  A woman in a fluttering shawl was creeping slowly by the railings, staggering as she went.
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11  I want to place her on a pedestal of gold and to see the world worship the woman who is mine.
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12  As long as a woman can look ten years younger than her own daughter, she is perfectly satisfied.
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13  Its mysteries have all the charm of a flirtation, a woman once told me, and I can quite understand it.
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14  She was a curious woman, whose dresses always looked as if they had been designed in a rage and put on in a tempest.
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15  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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16  The elder woman grew pale beneath the coarse powder that daubed her cheeks, and her dry lips twitched with a spasm of pain.
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17  And when a woman finds that out about her husband, she either becomes dreadfully dowdy, or wears very smart bonnets that some other woman's husband has to pay for.
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18  It was a small party, got up rather in a hurry by Lady Narborough, who was a very clever woman with what Lord Henry used to describe as the remains of really remarkable ugliness.
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19  Staveley curled his lip and said that you might have the most artistic tastes, but that you were a man whom no pure-minded girl should be allowed to know, and whom no chaste woman should sit in the same room with.
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20  My dear Dorian," answered Lord Henry, taking a cigarette from his case and producing a gold-latten matchbox, "the only way a woman can ever reform a man is by boring him so completely that he loses all possible interest in life.
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