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Man has always sacrificed truth to his vanity, comfort and advantage. He lives not by truth but by make-believe.
It takes two to make a love affair and a mans meat is too often a woman's poison.
We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person.
It is not true that suffering ennobles the character; happiness does that sometimes, but suffering, for the most part, makes men petty and vindictive.
The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous; on the contrary it makes them, for the most part, humble, tolerant and kind.
People ask you for criticism, but they only want praise.
By the time an actor knows how to act any sort of part he is often too old to act any but a few.
The world is quickly bored by the recital of misfortune, and willingly avoids the sight of distress.
Reserve is an artificial quality that is developed in most of us but as the result of innumerable rebuffs.
An art is only great and significant if it is one that all may enjoy. The art of a clique is but a plaything.
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