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Why is it that when people have no capacity for private usefulness they should be so anxious to serve the public?


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When two friends understand each other totally, the words are soft and strong like an orchid's perfume.

When two friends understand each other totally, the words are soft and strong like an orchid's perfume.



Human beings aren't orchids; we must draw something from the soil we grow in.

Human beings aren't orchids; we must draw something from the soil we grow in.



When God gave men tongues, he never dreamed that they would want to talk about the Himalayas; there are consequently no words in the world to do it with.

When God gave men tongues, he never dreamed that they would want to talk about the Himalayas; there are consequently no words in the world to do it with.



One loses many laughs by not laughing at oneself.

One loses many laughs by not laughing at oneself.



If you have anything to tell me of importance, for God's sake begin at the end.

If you have anything to tell me of importance, for God's sake begin at the end.



Englishmen have a genius for looking uncomfortable. Their feelings are terribly mixed up with their personal appearance.

Englishmen have a genius for looking uncomfortable. Their feelings are terribly mixed up with their personal appearance.



Clothes and courage have so much to do with each other.

Clothes and courage have so much to do with each other.



I know Americans talk a great deal about the price of things - more, I consider, than is entertaining, sometimes!

I know Americans talk a great deal about the price of things - more, I consider, than is entertaining, sometimes!



If you have anything to tell me of importance for God's sake begin at the end.

If you have anything to tell me of importance for God's sake begin at the end.



Clothes and courage have much to do with each other.

Clothes and courage have much to do with each other.





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I don't bless people because I don't wanna. I do it because that's what kind of person I am. It's almost like i can't resist." ― Sage Canny



When you see someone putting on his Big Boots, you can be pretty sure that an Adventure is going to happen.

When you see someone putting on his Big Boots, you can be pretty sure that an Adventure is going to happen.



Misery needs your conspiracy; it needs your help. Without your resistance misery cannot survive.

Misery needs your conspiracy; it needs your help. Without your resistance misery cannot survive.



I had got to the dawn of the beautiful not caring, but fully aware, stage, which degenerates so imperceptibly into the doing something unpermissible stage.

I had got to the dawn of the beautiful not caring, but fully aware, stage, which degenerates so imperceptibly into the doing something unpermissible stage.



I hate playing the piano! And it's so hard to fight for Beethoven's soul! But that's what I have to do!

I hate playing the piano! And it's so hard to fight for Beethoven's soul! But that's what I have to do!



Years steal fire from the mind as vigor from the limb; and life's enchanted cup but sparkles near the brim.

Years steal fire from the mind as vigor from the limb; and life's enchanted cup but sparkles near the brim.



I must be sincere towards what I am. ... Experimenting is the only thing that fills me with enthusiasm. ... It is the only sphere where I feel really honest and sincere.

I must be sincere towards what I am. ... Experimenting is the only thing that fills me with enthusiasm. ... It is the only sphere where I feel really honest and sincere.



I'm a sucker for a woman with beautiful eyes.

I'm a sucker for a woman with beautiful eyes.



Any type of humor can be transferred to the screen, as long as there's clarity. The audience wants to know just what they're supposed to be feeling, when they're supposed to laugh.

Any type of humor can be transferred to the screen, as long as there's clarity. The audience wants to know just what they're supposed to be feeling, when they're supposed to laugh.



No Marxist can deny that the interests of socialism are higher than the interests of the right of nations to self-determination.

No Marxist can deny that the interests of socialism are higher than the interests of the right of nations to self-determination.




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