- "Dry-goods! What are American dry-goods?" asked the duchess, raising her large hands in wonder and accentuating the verb. "American novels," answered Lord Henry, helping himself to some quail.
- "Well, Harry," said the old gentleman, "What brings you out so early? I thought you dandies never got up till two, and were not visible till five." "Pure family affection, I assure you, Uncle George. I want to get something out of you."
- "Humanity takes itself too seriously. It is the world’s original sin. If the caveman had known how to laugh, history would have been different."
Funny / The Picture of Dorian Gray