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Brief author info: Saki (1870-1916) Pen name of Hector Hugh Munto. Scottish novelist and short-story writer.
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Life is full of its disappointments, and I suppose the art of being happy is to disguise them as illusions.
In baiting a mouse trap with cheese, always leave room for the mouse.
The young have aspirations that never come to pass; the old have reminiscences of what never happened.
It is one of the consolations of middle-aged reformers that the good they inculcate must live after them if it is to live at all.
In baiting a mouse-trap with cheese, always leave room for the mouse.
Women and elephants never forget an injury.
The hyena is said to laugh: but it is rather in the way in which the MP is said to utter 'an ironical cheer'.
I believe I once considerably scandalized her by declaring that clear soup was a more important factor in life than a clear conscience.
The young man turned to him with a disarming candour which instantly put him on his guard.
A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanation.
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A great man stands on God. A small man stands on a great man.
Happiness Quote
Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.
Wisdom Quote
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
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Fantasy love is much better than Reality Love.
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Sex is part of nature. I go along with nature.
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