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Can one make the future a substitute for the present? And what guarantee have we that the future will be any better if we neglect the present?


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The most exhausting thing in life is being insincere.



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It takes as much courage to have tried and failed as it does to have tried and succeeded.



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By and large, mothers and housewives are the only workers who do not have regular time off. They are the great vacationless class.



The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach - waiting for a gift from the sea.

The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach - waiting for a gift from the sea.



Men kick friendship around like a football, but it doesn't seem to crack. Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces.

Men kick friendship around like a football, but it doesn't seem to crack. Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces.



I feel we are all islands - in a common sea.

I feel we are all islands - in a common sea.



A simple enough pleasure, surely, to have breakfast alone with one's husband, but how seldom married people in the midst of life achieve it.

A simple enough pleasure, surely, to have breakfast alone with one's husband, but how seldom married people in the midst of life achieve it.



My passport photo is one of the most remarkable photographs I have ever seen- no retouching, no shadows, no flattery-just stark me.

My passport photo is one of the most remarkable photographs I have ever seen- no retouching, no shadows, no flattery-just stark me.



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When I cannot write a poem, I bake biscuits and feel just as pleased.



Don't wish me happiness - I don't expect to be happy it's gotten beyond that, somehow. Wish me courage and strength and a sense of humor - I will need them all.

Don't wish me happiness - I don't expect to be happy it's gotten beyond that, somehow. Wish me courage and strength and a sense of humor - I will need them all.





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And, like the prodigal son, he had returned broken in body and also in mind to the house where he had been born, and he and his child had been welcomed with open arms.



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I just follow great people. If you want to play like a pro, you learn from the pros.



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You don't have to specialize - do everything that you love and then, at some time, the future will come together for you in some form.



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The United States, knowing no distinction of her own citizens on account of religion or nationality, naturally believes in a civilization the world over which will secure the same universal laws.




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