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To put one's trust in God is only a longer way of saying that one will chance it.
The public buys its opinions as it buys its meat, or takes in its milk, on the principle that it is cheaper to do this than to keep a cow. So it is, but the milk is more likely to be watered.
There is a photographer in every bush, going about like a roaring lion seeking whom he may devour.
A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.
Little quarrels often prove To be but new recruits of love.
Logic is like the sword-those who appeal to it shall perish by it.
The true laws of God are the laws of our own well-being.
Shall I be remembered after death? I sometimes think and hope so. But I trust I may not be found out before my death.
From a worldly point of view there is no mistake so great as that of being always right.
We want a Society for the Suppression of Erudite Research and the Decent Burial of the Past. The ghosts of the dead past want quite as much laying as raising.
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Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him. After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him.
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Things don't change. You change your way of looking, that's all.
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