It would be unfair to expect other people to be as brilliant as oneself.
Never marry at all, Dorian. Men marry because they are tired; women, because they are curious: both are disappointed.
A cold rain began to fall, and the blurred street-lamps looked ghastly in the dripping mist. The public-houses were just closing, and dim men and women were clustering in broken groups round their doors. From some of the bars came the sound of horrible laughter. In others, drunkards brawled and screamed.
All those who come in contact with his [Christ's] personality, even though they may neither bow to his altar or kneel before his priest, in some way find that the ugliness of their sin is taken away and the beauty of their sorrow is revealed to them.
Its a beautiful woman's fate to be the subject of conversation where ever she goes.
He lives the poetry that he cannot write; the others write the poetry that they dare not realize.