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Flattery's fire is hidden. Its sweet taste is apparent, but the smoke is bound to come out at last.
Greed makes man blind and foolish, and makes him an easy prey for death.
You have mourned over others; now sit down for a while and weep over your own self.
Place a padlock on your throat and hide the key.
Be full of sorrow, that you may become hill of joy; weep, that you may break into laughter.
Snake's poison is life to the snake; it is in relation to man that it means "death."
In Winter the bare boughs that seem to sleep Work covertly, preparing for their Spring.
'Tis easy to break an idol, very easy: to regard the self as easy to subdue is folly, folly.
The Past, the Future, O dear, is from you; you should regard both these as one.
Few people know what they mean when they say, "I love you." ... Well, what does the word love mean? It means total interest. I think the reason very few people really fall in love with anyone is they're not willing to pay the price. The price is you have to adjust yourself to them.
Its better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what your not.
Do not grow old, no matter how long you live. Never cease to stand like curious children before the Great Mystery into which we are born.
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
- Mae West