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Dorian Gray (2009 film) Quotes

Dorian Gray (2009 film) is a television program that first aired in 1970 . Dorian Gray completed its run in 1970.

It features Barnaby Thompson as producer, Charlie Mole in charge of musical score, and Roger Pratt (cinematographer) as head of cinematography.

Dorian Gray (2009 film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United Kingdom. Each episode of Dorian Gray (2009 film) is 112 minutes long. Dorian Gray (2009 film) is distributed by Momentum Pictures.

The cast includes: Colin Firth as Lord Henry Wotton, Ben Barnes as Dorian Gray, Rebecca Hall as Emily Wotton, and Ben Chaplin as Basil Hallward.

Dorian Gray (2009 film) Quotes

Colin Firth as Lord Henry Wotton

  • (Colin Firth) "What are you?"
  • (Ben Barnes) "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."
  • (Colin Firth) "The only way to get rid of a temptation, is to yield to it."
  • (Colin Firth) "It must be nearly finished, man. It isn't the Sistine Chapel."
  • (Colin Firth) "Poor boy. Who can bear to look at you now?"
  • (Colin Firth) "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."
  • (Colin Firth) "I must ask you though what is your secret?"
  • (Ben Barnes) "If Itold you I'd have to kill you."
  • (Colin Firth) "The only way to behave to a woman is to make love to her if she is pretty, and to someone else if she is plain."

Rebecca Hall as Emily Wotton

  • (Rebecca Hall) "Oblige me, Mr. Gray --"
  • (Ben Barnes) "Have you been pursuing this delightful hobby for long?"
  • (Rebecca Hall) "No, it's a gift from my father. In return he made me promise that I wouldn't chain myself to any more railings."
  • (Rebecca Hall) "For suffrage, Mr, Gray. Well, don't you think that woman should be given the vote?"
  • (Ben Barnes) "I don't believe a woman should be given anything she can't wear in the evening."
  • (Rebecca Hall) "Ha, what a loss to the front you are. Think of all those Germans that you could bayonet with your epigrams."
  • (Ben Barnes) "I do apologize if I offend."
  • (Rebecca Hall) "Oh no, you'll have to do rather better to offend me."
  • (Ben Barnes) "Then I humbly vow to re-double my efforts."
  • (Rebecca Hall) "I hope I'm not interrupting your reminiscence?"
  • (Colin Firth) "One charm of the past, is that it's the past."
  • (Rebecca Hall) "Hmm -- I hope you're not also a dreary old cynic?"
  • (Ben Barnes) "What is there to believe in?"
  • (Rebecca Hall) "Our developments."
  • (Ben Barnes) "All I see is decay."
  • (Rebecca Hall) "For the religion."
  • (Ben Barnes) "Fashionable substitute for believe."
  • (Rebecca Hall) "Art."
  • (Ben Barnes) "Formality."
  • (Rebecca Hall) "Love."
  • (Ben Barnes) "An Illusion."
  • (Colin Firth) "Bravo."
  • (Rebecca Hall) "Wow -- you both cut the world to pieces, don't you? Thank you for the cigarette."
  • (Ben Barnes) "Unusual woman."
  • (Colin Firth) "She ought to be -- she's my daughter."

Ben Chaplin as Basil Hallward

  • (Ben Chaplin) "You shouldn't believe every word Harry says. He doesn't."

Ben Barnes as Dorian Gray

  • (Ben Barnes) "Well, perhaps I have a stronger conscience."
  • (Colin Firth) "'Conscience.' It's just a polite word for 'cowardice.' No civilized man regrets a pleasure."
  • (Ben Barnes) "That was probably her husband."
  • (Colin Firth) "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."
  • (Lucius) "I have the key to your heart."
  • (Ben Barnes) "Don't touch that ever."

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