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Dorian Gray (2009) Poster

(2009)

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Lord Henry Wotton: What are you?

Dorian Gray: I am what *you* made me! I lived the life that you preached... but never dared practice. I am everything, that you were too afraid to be.

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Dorian Gray: [On a girl he saw, who just departed with a man] That was probably her husband.

Lord Henry Wotton: Yes, very sensible... People die of common sense, Dorian, one lost moment at a time. Life is a moment. There is no hereafter. So make it burn always with the hardest flame.

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Emily Wotton: I hope I'm not interrupting your reminiscence?

Lord Henry Wotton: One charm of the past, is that it's the past.

Emily Wotton: Hmm... I hope you're not also a dreary old cynic?

Dorian Gray: What is there to believe in?

Emily Wotton: Our developments.

Dorian Gray: All I see is decay.

Emily Wotton: For the religion.

Dorian Gray: Fashionable substitute for believe.

Emily Wotton: Art.

Dorian Gray: Formality.

Emily Wotton: Love.

Dorian Gray: An Illusion.

Lord Henry Wotton: Bravo!

Emily Wotton: Wow... you both cut the world to pieces, don't you? Thank you for the cigarette!

Dorian Gray: Unusual woman.

Lord Henry Wotton: She ought to be... she's my daughter.

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Lord Henry Wotton: There's no shame in pleasure. Man just wants to be happy. But society wants him to be good. And when he's good, he's rarely happy. But when he's happy, he's always good.

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Lord Henry Wotton: The only way to get rid of a temptation, is to yield to it.

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Dorian Gray: [trying to decline women and drink at a brothel] Well, perhaps I have a stronger conscience.

Lord Henry Wotton: [dismissively] 'Conscience.' It's just a polite word for 'cowardice.' No civilized man regrets a pleasure.

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Lord Henry Wotton: I suggest we raise a little hell.

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[last lines]

Lord Henry Wotton: Poor boy. Who can bear to look at you now?

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Emily Wotton: Oblige me, Mr. Gray...

Dorian Gray: Have you been pursuing this delightful hobby for long?

Emily Wotton: No, it's a gift from my father. In return he made me promise that I wouldn't chain myself to any more railings.

[pause]

Emily Wotton: For suffrage, Mr, Gray. Well, don't you think that woman should be given the vote?

Dorian Gray: I don't believe a woman should be given anything she can't ware in the evening.

Emily Wotton: Hah, what a loss to the front you are. Think of all those Germans that you could bayonet with your Epigrams.

Dorian Gray: I do apologize if I offend.

Emily Wotton: Oh no, you'll have to do rather better to offend me.

Dorian Gray: Then I humbly vow to re-double my efforts.

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Lucius: I have the key to your heart.

Dorian Gray: [aggressively] Don't touch that ever!

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