Oscar Wilde Quote

“There is something terribly morbid in the modern sympathy with pain. One should sympathize with the colour, the beauty, the joy of life. The less said about life’s sores the better.” 

— Oscar Wilde

Source: 1890 book The Picture of Dorian Gray, Ch. 3 (Lord Henry)

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Oscar Wilde Quote “There is something terribly morbid in the modern sympathy with pain. One should sympathize with the colour, the beauty, the joy of life. The less said about life’s sores the better.”