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Americans like fat books and thin women.


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An educated person is one who has learned that information almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false, misleading, fictitious, mendacious - just dead wrong.

An educated person is one who has learned that information almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false, misleading, fictitious, mendacious - just dead wrong.



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The people who are always hankering loudest for some golden yesteryear usually drive new cars.



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Usually, terrible things that are done with the excuse that progress requires them are not really progress at all, but just terrible things.



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The worst thing about being a tourist is having other tourists recognize you as a tourist.



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What the New Yorker calls home would seem like a couple of closets to most Americans, yet he manages not only to live there but also to grow trees and cockroaches right on the premises.



In an age when the fashion is to be in love with yourself, confessing to be in love with somebody else is an admission of unfaithfulness to one's beloved.

In an age when the fashion is to be in love with yourself, confessing to be in love with somebody else is an admission of unfaithfulness to one's beloved.



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A solved problem creates two new problems, and the best prescription for happy living is not to solve any more problems.



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It seems to be a law in American life that whatever enriches us anywhere except in the wallet inevitably becomes uneconomic.



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You can't enjoy light verse with a heavy heart.





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The same Book that tells us over and over again of God’s love warns us constantly of the devil who would come between us and God, the devil who is ever waiting to ensnare men’s souls.



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