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Quote Left Arnold Bennett says that the horror of marriage lies in its 'dailiness.' All acuteness of relationship is rubbed away by this. The truth is mo... Quote Right
Quote Left Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts. Quote Right
Quote Left There can be no doubt that the average man blames much more than he praises. His instinct is to blame. If he is satisfied he says nothing; if he is not, he most illogically kicks up a row. Quote Right
Quote Left Americans will put up with anything provided it doesn't block traffic. Quote Right
Quote Left You wake up in the morning, and your purse is magically filled with twenty-four hours of unmanufactured tissue of the universe of your life It is yours. It is the most precious of possessions. No one can take it from you. And no one receives either more or less than you receive. Quote Right
Quote Left Of all the inhabitants of the inferno, none but Lucifer knows that hell is hell, and the secret function of purgatory is to make of heaven an effective reality. Quote Right
Quote Left Your own mind is a sacred enclosure into which nothing harmful can enter except by your permission. Quote Right
Quote Left Falsehood often lurks upon the tongue of him, who, by self-praise, seeks to enhance his value in the eyes of others. Quote Right
Quote Left Happiness includes chiefly the idea of satisfaction after full honest effort. No one can possibly be satisfied and no one can be happy who feels that in some paramount affairs he failed to take up the challenge of life. Quote Right
Quote Left Good taste is better than bad taste, but bad taste is better than no taste. Quote Right
Quote Left The moment you're born you're done for. Quote Right
Quote Left No mind, however loving, could bear to see plainly into all the recess of another mind. Quote Right
Quote Left A first-rate Organizer is never in a hurry. He is never late. He always keeps up his sleeve a margin for the unexpected. Quote Right
Quote Left You wake up in the morning, and your purse is magically filled with twenty-four hours of un-manufactured tissue of the universe of your life! It is yours. It is the most precious of possessions. No one can take it from you. And no one receives either more or less than you receive. Quote Right
Quote Left To the artist is sometimes granted a sudden, transient insight which serves in this matter for experience. A flash, and where previously the brain held a dead fact, the soul grasps a living truth! At moments we are all artists. Quote Right
Quote Left We never shall have any more time we have, and we have always had, all the time there is. Quote Right
Quote Left 'And yet,' demanded Councilor Barlow, 'what's he done Has he ever done a day's work in his life What great cause is he identified with' 'He's identified,' said the first speaker, 'with the great cause of cheering us all up.' Quote Right
Quote Left Having once decided to achieve a certain task, achieve it at all costs of tedium and distaste. The gain in self-confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labor is immense. Quote Right
Quote Left A man of sixty has spent twenty years in bed and over three years in eating. Quote Right
Quote Left The best cure for worry, depression, melancholy, brooding, is to go deliberately forth and try to lift with one's sympathy the gloom of somebody else. Quote Right
Quote Left It is well, when judging a friend, to remember that he is judging you with the same godlike and superior imapartiality. Quote Right
Quote Left If egotism means a terrific interest in one's self, egotism is absolutely essential to efficient living. Quote Right
Quote Left It is well, when judging a friend, to remember that he is judging you with the same godlike and superior impartiality. Quote Right
Quote Left The supply of time is a daily miracle. You wake up in the morning and lo! Your purse is magnificently filled with 24 hours of the unmanufactured tissue of the universe of life. It is yours! The most precious of your possessions. Quote Right
Quote Left The great advantage of being in a rut is that when one is in a rut, one knows exactly where one is. Quote Right
Quote Left The real tradegy is the tragedy of the man who never in his life braces himself for his one supreme effort-he never stretches to his full capacity, never stands up to his full stature. Quote Right
Quote Left We need a sense of the value of time -- that is, of the best way to divide one's time into one's various activities. Quote Right
Quote Left Always behave as if nothing had happened, no matter what has happened. Quote Right
Quote Left Every scene, even the commonest, is wonderful, if only one can detach oneself, casting off all memory of use and custom and behold it, as it were, for the first time Quote Right
Quote Left Does there, I wonder, exist a being who has read all, or approximately all, that the person of average culture is supposed to have read, and that not to have read is a social sin? If such a being does exist, surely he is an old, a very old man. Quote Right
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