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'When hospitality becomes an art it loses its very soul.'


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'To give and then not feel that one has given is the very best of all ways of giving.'


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'People who insist on telling their dreams are among the terrors of the breakfast table.'


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'We must stop talking about the American dream and start listening to the dreams of Americans.'


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'There is much to be said for failure. It is much more interesting than success.'


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'To destroy is still the strongest instinct in nature.'


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'It seems to be a law of nature that no man, unless he has some obvious physical deformity, ever is loth to sit for his portrait.'


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'There is much to be said for failure. It is much more interesting than success.'


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'You will find that the woman who is really kind to dogs is always one who has failed to inspire sympathy in men.'


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'As a teacher, as a propagandist, Mr. Shaw is no good at all, even in his own generation. But as a personality, he is immortal.'


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'Most women are not as young as they are painted.'

 

 

 

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