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  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
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    Few things tend more to alienate friendship than a want of punctuality in our engagements. I have known the breach of a promise to dine or sup to break up more than one intimacy.
  • Diana Spencer Princess of Wales
    Diana Spencer Princess of Wales
    British princess 1961-1997
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    I felt compelled to perform - to do my engagements and not let people down. And they supported me, although they weren’t aware how much it carried me through.
  • Brendan Behan
    Brendan Behan
    Irish poet, short story writer, novelist and playwright 1923-1964
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    Inspirations never go in for long engagements; they demand immediate marriage to action.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    Long engagements give people the opportunity of finding out each other's character before marriage, which is never advisable.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    To speak frankly, I am not in favour of long engagements. They give people the opportunity of finding out each other's character before marriage, which I think is never advisable.
    Source: The Importance of Being Earnest (1895)
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