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Quote Left The Rich arrived in pairs And also in Rolls Royces; They talked of their affairs In loud and strident voices... The Poor arrived in Fords, Whose features they resembled; They laughed to see so many Lords And Ladies all assembled. The People in Between Looked underdone and harassed, And our of place and mean, And Horribly embarrassed. Quote Right
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Quote Left From quiet homes and first beginning, Out to the undiscovered ends, There's nothing worth the wear of winning, But laughter and the love of friends. Quote Right
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Quote Left The accursed power which stands on Privilege (And goes with Women, and Champagne and Bridge) Quote Right
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Quote Left I shoot the Hippopotamus With bullets made of platinum, Because if I use leaden ones His hide is sure to flatten 'em. Quote Right
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Quote Left It is the business of the wealthy man To give employment to the artisan. Quote Right
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Quote Left Loss and possession, Death and life are one. There falls no shadow where There shines no sun. Quote Right
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Quote Left I shoot the Hippopotamus with bullets made of platinum, because if I use the leaden one his hide is sure to flatten em. Quote Right
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Quote Left Writing itself is a bad enough trade, rightly held up to ridicule and contempt by the greater part of mankind, and especially by those who do real work, plowing, riding, sailing Quote Right
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Quote Left Remote and ineffectual don. Quote Right
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Quote Left I'm tired of Love I'm still more tired of Rhyme. But Money gives me pleasure all the time. Quote Right
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Quote Left The Politician's corpse was laid away. While all of his acquaintance sneered and slanged,... Quote Right
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Quote Left I'm tired of Love; I'm still more tired of Rhyme. But money gives me pleasure all the time. Quote Right
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Quote Left I said to Heart, "How goes it?" Heart replied: "Right as a Ribstone Pippin!" But it lied. Quote Right
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Quote Left To walk because it is good for you warps the sould, just as it warps the soul for a man to talk for hire or because he think it his duty. Quote Right
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Quote Left It is the best of all trades, to make songs, and the second best to sing them. Quote Right
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Quote Left Be at the pains of putting down every single item of expenditure whatsoever every day which could possibly be twisted into a professional expense and remember to lump in all the doubtfuls. Quote Right
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Quote Left The moment a man talks to his fellows he begins to lie. Quote Right
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Quote Left Great artistic talent in any direction... is hardly inherent to the man. It comes and goes; it is often possessed only for a short phase in his life; it hardly ever colors his character as a whole and has nothing to do with the moral and intellectual stuff of the mind and soul. Many great artists, perhaps most great artists, have been poor fellows indeed, whom to know was to despise. Quote Right
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Quote Left Money gives me pleasure all the time. Quote Right
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Quote Left All men have an instinct for conflict: at least, all healthy men. Quote Right
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Quote Left Is there no Latin word for Tea? Upon my soul, if I had known that I would have let the vulgar stuff alone. Quote Right
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Quote Left When I am dead, I hope it is said, ' His sins were scarlet, but his books were read '. Quote Right
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Quote Left When friendship disappears then there is a space left open to that awful loneliness of the outside world which is like the cold space between the planets. It is an air in which men perish utterly. Quote Right
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Quote Left When I am dead, I hope it is said, 'His sins were scarlet, but his books were read'. Quote Right
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Quote Left All men have an instinct for conflict at least, all healthy men. Quote Right
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