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A pleasant comedy, which paints the manners of the age, and exposes a faithful picture of nature, is a durable work, and is transm ...
The only honest art form is laughter, comedy. You can't fake it ... try to fake three laughs in an hour--ha ha ha ha ha--they'll t ...
Of course I lie to people. But I lie altruistically--for our mutual good. The lie is the basic building block of good manners. Tha ...
In most cases an act of unwelcome sex is no more bother than being vaccinated, so there's no point going on about it as if it were ...
Manners are love in a cool climate.
Manners aim to facilitate life, to get rid of impediments, and bring the man pure to energize. They aid our dealing and conversati ...
A man is but a little thing in the midst of the objects of nature, yet, by the moral quality radiating from his countenance, he ma ...
Comedy is an intellectual affair, and deals chiefly with logic. Tragedy is an emotional affair, and deals chiefly with value. Hora ...
The difference between tragedy and comedy is the difference between experience and intuition. In the experience we strive against ...
Comedy naturally wears itself out--destroys the very food on which it lives; and by constantly and successfully exposing the folli ...
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