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I was an only child. I lost both my parents. By the time I was twenty I was bald. I'm homosexual. In the way of circumstances and ...
Those who have known the famous are publicly debriefed of their memories, knowing as their own dusk falls that they will only be r ...
He said "Next time can I bring my friend?"
And I thought "Does he mean friend?"
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There is assuredly no more effectual method of clearing up one's own mind on any subject than by talking it over, so to speak, wit ...
The only means of strengthening one's intellect is to make up one's mind about nothing--to let the mind be a thoroughfare for all ...
I do wish you'd stop reading my mind.... It's so frightfully disconcerting--like being followed up one's trousers.
Noble and wise men once believed in the music of the spheres: noble and wise men still continue to believe in the "moral significa ...
Happiness lies outside yourself, is achieved through interacting with others. Self-forgetfulness should be one's goal, not self-ab ...
Though most of us don't hunt, our eyes are still the great monopolists of our senses. To taste or touch your enemy or your food, y ...
What one really wants is youth, and what one really loses is years. Life becomes at last a mere piece of acting. One goes on by ha ...
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