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I didn't say I liked it Harry. I said it fascinated me. There is a great difference.

("The Picture of Dorian Gray")


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The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one.
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You, who know all the secrets of life, tell me how to charm Sibyl Vane to love me! I want to make Romeo jealous, I want the dead lovers of the world to hear our laughter, and grow sad. I want a breath of our passion to stir their dust into consciousness, to wake their ashes into pain.
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I was working on the proof of one of my poems all the morning, and took out a comma. In the afternoon I put it back again.
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We can have in life but one great experience at best, and the secret of life is to reproduce that experience as often as possible.
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Good resolutions are simply checks that men draw on a bank where they have no account.
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I have never met any really wicked person before. I feel rather frightened. I am so afraid he will look just like every one else.
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