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  • Everyone is a genius at least once a year; a real genius has his original ideas closer together.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
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    A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care to acquire.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    Advice is seldom welcome; and those who want it the most always like it the least.
  • Ben Johnston
    Ben Johnston
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    Commerce is one of the daughters of Fortune, inconsistent and deceitful as her mother. she chooses her residence where she is least expected, and shifts her home when in appearance she seems firmly settled.
  • John Harrigan
    John Harrigan
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    Happiness held is the seed; Happiness shared is the flower-Author Unknown People need your love the most when they appear to deserve it the least.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    If I am fool, it is, at least, a doubting one; and I envy no one the certainty of his self-approved wisdom.
  • P. D. James
    P. D. James
    English crime writer 1920-2014
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    No one has it who isn't capable of genuinely liking others, at least at the actual moment of meeting and speaking. Charm is always genuine; it may be superficial but it isn't false.
  • Maggie Kuhn
    Maggie Kuhn
    American activist 1905-1995
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    Old age is an excellent time for outrage. My goal is to say or do at least one outrageous thing every week.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    The world can doubtless never be well known by theory: practice is absolutely necessary; but surely it is of great use to a young man, before he sets out for that country, full of mazes, windings, and turnings, to have at least a general map of it, made by some experienced traveler.
  • Caitlin Rose
    Caitlin Rose
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    'Gorilla Man' is a composite of a few individuals, but the song itself was actually inspired by James Taylor. I spied his 'Gorilla' album laying on my floor and in some altered state, instantly started singing the chorus. It was fun to write. There's an old notebook with at least three more verses in it somewhere.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    A child's education should begin at least one hundred years before he is born.
  • H. Manning
    H. Manning
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    A critic knows more than the author he criticises, or just as much, or at least somewhat less.
  • Nanette Newman
    Nanette Newman
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    A good marriage is at least 80 percent good luck in finding the right person at the right time. The rest is trust.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    A jury too often has at least one member more ready to hang the panel than to hang the traitor.
  • Elwyn Brooks White
    Elwyn Brooks White
    American writer 1899-1985
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    A man is not expected to love his country, lest he make an ass of himself. Yet our country, seen through the mists of smog, is curiously lovable, in somewhat the way an individual who has got himself into an unconscionable scrape seems lovable - or at least deserving of support.
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