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  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    Buy good books, and read them; the best books are the commonest, and the last editions are always the best, if the editors are not blockheads.
  • John Florio
    John Florio
    English linguist and lexicographer 1553-1625
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    For proverbs are the pith, the proprieties, the proofs, the purities, the elegancies, as the commonest so the commendablest phrases of a language. To use them is a grace, to understand them a good.
  • Virginia Woolf
    Virginia Woolf
    English writer 1882-1941
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    Henry James seems most entirely in his element, doing that is to say what everything favors his doing, when it is a question of recollection. The mellow light which swims over the past, the beauty which suffuses even the commonest little figures of that
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Marriage is for women the commonest mode of livelihood, and the total amount of undesired sex endured by women is probably greater in marriage than in prostitution.
  • Kin Hubbard
    Kin Hubbard
    American cartoonist, humorist, and journalist 1868–1930
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    One of the commonest mistakes is thinking your worries are over when your children get married.
  • John Keats
    John Keats
    English poet 1795-1821
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    Though a quarrel in the streets is a thing to be hated, the energies displayed in it are fine; the commonest man shows a grace in his quarrel.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    To forget one's purpose is the commonest form of stupidity.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    Why level downward to our dullest perception always, and praise that as common sense? The commonest sense is the sense of men asleep, which they express by snoring.
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