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  • Childhood: the period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly of youth - two removes from the sin of manhood and three from the remorse of age.
  • Experience is a revelation in the light of which we renounce our errors of youth for those of age.
  • Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.
  • Painting: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather, and exposing them to the critic.
  • Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.
  • Logic: The art of thinking and reasoning in strict accordance with the limitations and incapacities of the human misunderstanding.
  • We submit to the majority because we have to. But we are not compelled to call our attitude of subjection a posture of respect.
  • Beauty, n: the power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.
  • The best thing to do with the best things in life is to give them up.
  • Prescription: A physician's guess at what will best prolong the situation with least harm to the patient.
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