Oscar Wilde: I do believe in anything, provided it is incredible. That's why I intend to die a Catholic, though I never could live as one. Oscar Wilde: Alcohol, taken in sufficient quantities, may produce all the effects of drunkenness. [the love of older men for younger men:] Oscar Wilde: The love that dare not speak its name. Oscar Wilde: I feel like a city that's been under siege for twenty years, and suddenly the gates are thrown open. Oscar Wilde: In this life there are only two tragedies. One is not getting what one wants. The other is getting it. Lord Alfred 'Bosie' Douglas: No gentleman ever has the slightest idea of what his bank balance is. Ada: You really must be careful, you're in great danger of becoming rich. Marquess of Queensberry: Men shouldn't be charming. It's disgusting! Rentboy: Looking for someone? Marquess of Queensberry: [very drunk] Where d'you stand on cremation? Oscar Wilde: I'm not sure I have a position. Marquess of Queensberry: I'm for it. I wrote a poem about it. 'When I am dead, cremate me.' That's how it starts. 'When... I am dead... cremate me'. Whaddya think of that for an opening line? Oscar Wilde: It's... challenging. Lord Alfred 'Bosie' Douglas: There are two boys waiting out there, and if you're not coming I'll fuck them both myself! I'll take them to the Grand and fuck them in front of the whole fucking hotel and I'll send you the bill!