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Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough.
Middle age is the time when a man is always thinking that in a week or two he will feel as good as ever.
There is nothing so habit-forming as money.
There is luxury in self-reproach. When we blame ourselves, we feel no one else has a right to blame us.
Poetry is what Milton saw when he went blind.
Ours is a world where people don’t know what they want and are willing to go through hell to get it.
In order to influence a child, one must be careful not to be that child’s parent or grandparent.
Man cannot be uplifted; he must be seduced into virtue.
The trouble with the public is that there is too much of it; what we need in public is less quantity and more quality.
In all systems of theology the devil figures as a male person. Yes, it is women who keep the church going.
Fate often puts all the material for happiness and prosperity into a man’s hands just to see how miserable he can make himself with them.
Of middle age the best that can be said is that a middle-aged person has likely learned how to have a little fun in spite…
Did you ever notice that when a politician does get an idea he usually gets it all wrong.
A demagogue is a person with whom we disagree as to which gang should mismanage the country.
Some persons are likeable in spite of their unswerving integrity.
A sequel is an admission that you’ve been reduced to imitating yourself.
Bores bore each other too; but it never seems to teach them anything.
Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.
Honesty is a good thing, but it is not profitable to its possessor unless it is kept under control.
Writing a book of poetry is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.
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