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'love is a more wonderful thing than art'

'you have spoiled the romance of my life'

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The Soul

'I would give my soul for that!'

'to influence a person is to give one's soul'

'I can't bear the idea of my soul being hideous!'

'nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul'

'out of its secret hiding place had crept his soul, and desire had come to meet it on the way'

'each of us has heaven and hell in him'

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'every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist'

'to reveal art and conceal the artist is art's aim'

'all art is quite useless'

'crushing the flower in his hand'

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'it is a part of myself' (the painting)

'sold himself to the devil for a pretty face'

'rose-red youth and rose-white boyhood'

'this terrible pleasure of a double life'

'it taught him to love his own beauty, would it teach him to loathe his own soul?'

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Lord Henry

'Harry is so cynical, he terrifies me'

'all I want now is to look at life'

'he would make a wonderful study'

'you would do anything, Harry, for the sake of an epigram'

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'we are both punished'

'you never say a moral thing'

'I represent to you all the sins you have never had the courage to commit'

'poisoned by a book'

'from corruption to corruption'

'a touch of cruelty in the mouth'

'bestial, sodden and unclean'

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'indefinable attraction'

'a madness for pleasure'

'it is the spectator, and not life, that art really mirrors'

'the personality of Dorian Gray will dominate me'

'like one under a spell'

'I worshipped you. I grew jealous of everyone to whom you spoke to'

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