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"Socialism must come down from the brain and reach the heart."

"Don't tell a woman she's pretty; tell her there's no other woman like her, and all roads will open to you."

"Fame is a constant effort"

"There are moments when everything goes well, but don't be frightened."

"Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others."

"Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties."

"I finally know what distinguishes man from the other beasts: financial worries."

"Truth makes many appeals, not the least of which is its power to shock."

"The reward of great men is that, long after they have died, one is not quite sure that they are dead."

"If you are afraid of being lonely, don't try to be right."

"Talent is a matter of quantity. Talent does not write on page, it writes three hundred."

"Words are the coins making up the currency of sentences, and there are always too many small coins."

"Words are the small change of thought."

"I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't."

"On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it."

"A beautiful line of verse has twelve feet, and two wings."

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