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The world is a gambling-table so arranged that all who enter the casino must play and all must lose more or less heavily in the long run, though they win occasionally by the way.
Everyone should keep a mental waste-paper basket and the older he grows the more things he will consign to it - torn up to irrecoverable tatters.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
I have written that life is ninety-nine per cent chance. I wish to correct this figure to one hundred per cent.
Any very great and sudden change is death.
We grow weary of those things (and perhaps soonest) which we most desire.
It must be remembered that we have only heard one side of the case. God has written all the books.
To himself everyone is immortal; he may know that he is going to die, but he can never know that he is dead.
Truth generally is kindness, but where the two diverge and collide, kindness should override truth.
A man is a fool to remember anything that happened more than a week ago unless it was pleasant.
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The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
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A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
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One love, one heart, one destiny.
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Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.
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My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.
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