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By the time a bartender knows what drink a man will have before he orders, there is little else about him worth knowing.
Franklin said once in one of his inspired flights of malignity--
Early to bed and early to rise
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The trouble with this country is that there are too many politicians who believe, with a conviction based on experience, that you ...
Years ago we discovered the exact point, the dead center of middle age. It occurs when you are too young to take up golf and too o ...
Too much Truth
Is uncouth.
A writer who writes, "I am alone" ... can be considered rather comical. It is comical for a man to recognize his solitude by addre ...
Lovers of painting and lovers of music are people who openly display their preference like a delectable ailment that isolates them ...
The Journal is not essentially a confession, a story about oneself. It is a Memorial. What does the writer have to remember? Himse ...
A writer never reads his work. For him, it is the unreadable, a secret, and he cannot remain face to face with it. A secret, becau ...
Never put off till to-morrow what you can do day after to-morrow just as well.
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