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  • Irvin S. Cobb
    Irvin S. Cobb
    American author, humorist, editor and columnist 1876-1944
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    A funeral eulogy is a belated plea for the defense delivered after the evidence is all in.
  • A. Brisbane
    A. Brisbane
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    A good friend can tell you what is the matter with you in a minute. He may not seem such a good friend after telling.
  • Wilson Mizner
    Wilson Mizner
    American Author 1876-1933
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    A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he knows something.
  • Bram Stoker
    Bram Stoker
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    A house cannot be made habitable in a day; and, after all, how few days go to make up a century.
  • Helen Rowland
    Helen Rowland
    American journalist 1875-1950
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    A husband is what is left of the lover after the nerve has been extracted.
  • Helen Rowland
    Helen Rowland
    American journalist 1875-1950
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    A husband is what's left of the lover after the nerve has been extracted.
  • A lot of people are obsessed with looking cool. They feel they have to look after their image.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    A man may be a pessimistic determinist before lunch and an optimistic believer in the will's freedom after it.
  • Augustus Hare
    Augustus Hare
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    A mother should give her children a superabundance of enthusiasm; that after they have lost all they are sure to lose on mixing with the world, enough may still remain to prompt fated support them through great actions.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    A silly idea is current that good people do not know what temptation means. This is an obvious lie. Only those who try to resist temptation know how strong it is.... A man who gives in to temptation after five minutes simply does not know what it would have been like an hour later. That is why bad people, in one sense, know very little about badness. They have lived a sheltered life by always giving in.
  • William E. Vaughan
    William E. Vaughan
    American columnist and author 1915-1977
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    A statesman is any politician it's considered safe to name a school after.
  • A surprising number of American skyjackers were not yet old enough to drink or sometimes even drive. These adolescents were generally inept at planning their crimes, and few of their capers met with any success; most seemed to end within moments of starting, usually after a fatherly pilot convinced the nervous teen to hand over his gun.
  • Carlos Fuentes
    Carlos Fuentes
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    A tradition without intelligence is not worth having. T. S. Eliot, After Strange Gods (1934) There is no creation without tradition. No one creates from nothing.
  • Anna Held
    Anna Held
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    A woman must make her fortune before she is 30; or work after she is 30; or get married.
  • A woman would rather visit her own grave than the place where she has been young and beautiful after she is aged and ugly.