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'Anger is an expensive luxury in which only men of certain income can indulge.'


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'Happiness lies first of all in health.'


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'Happiness lies first of all in health.'


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'Happiness lies first of all in health.'


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'Imagination is as good as many voyages - and how much cheaper!'


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'Reputation is favorable notoriety as distinguished from fame, which is permanent approval of great deeds and noble thoughts by the best intelligence of mankind.'


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'A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle and patriotism is loyalty to that principle.'


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'Romance like a ghost escapes touching it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.'


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'Romance like a ghost escapes touching it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.'


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'Books are the ever burning lamps of accumulated wisdom.'


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'The test of civilization is its estimate of women.'


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'Nature makes woman to be won and men to win.'


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'The big mistake that men make is that when they turn thirteen or fourteen and all of a sudden they've reached puberty, they believe that they like women. Actually, you're just horny. It doesn't mean you like women any more at twenty-one than you did at te'


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'A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle and patriotism is loyalty to that principle.'

 

 

 

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