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Even to this day it is easier than it ought to be for me to get a rise out of an American by telling him something about himself w ...
The ascetic makes a necessity out of virtue.
John Robie: And jewelry--you never wear any.
Frances Stevens: I don't like cold things touching my skin.
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The New Testament is an invaluable book, though I confess to having been slightly prejudiced against it in my very early days by t ...
There were two unpleasant surprises [about Washington]. One was the inertia of Congress, the length of time it takes to get a comp ...
To marry a man out of pity is folly; and, if you think you are going to influence the kind of fellow who has "never had a chance, ...
He is unable to take a fact out of its merely political relations, and behold it as it lies absolutely to be disposed of by the in ...
... I suppose that it is not so easy to go home and it takes a bit of time to make a son out of a stranger.
Capt. York: Colonel, if you send out the regiment, Cochise'll think I've tricked him.
Col. Thursday: Exactly, we have tricked
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It is easier to make a saint out of a libertine than out of a prig.
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