A grande passion is the privilege of people who have nothing to do.
("The Picture of Dorian Gray")
More Quotes from Oscar Wilde:The bright dawn flooded the room, and swept the fantastic shadows into dusky corners, where they lay shuddering.
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 consciosness, to wake their ashes in pain.
We have quite the same ideas. No; I think our ideas are quite different. But he has been most pleasant.
Tread lightly, she is near; Under the snow, Speak gently, she can hear; The daisies grow.
There is no such thing as an omen. Destiny does not send us heralds. She is too wise or too cruel for that.
The moral life of man forms part of the subject-matter of the artist, but the morality of art consists of the perfect use of an imperfect medium.
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