There is no such thing as good influence, Mr. Gray. All influence is immoral- immoral from a scientific point of view.
In the common world of fact the wicked were not punished, nor the good rewarded. Success was given to the strong, failure thrust upon the weak. That was all.
It was to tell him that he was engaged to be married to Sibyl Vane.
I ask merely for information.
Now that the House of Commons is trying to become useful, it does a great deal of harm.
The secret of life is never to have an emotion that is unbecoming.