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When young we are faithful to individuals, when older we grow loyal to situations and to types.
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Cyril Connolly Quotes

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Adversity draws men together and produces beauty and harmony in life's relationships, just as the cold of winter produces ice-flowers on the window-panes, which vanish with the warmth.
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Sren Aaby Kierkegaard Quotes

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Friendship is the only cement that will hold the world together.
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Author Unknown Quotes

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Remember, people will judge you by your actions, not your intentions. You may have a heart of gold, but so does a hard-boiled egg.
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Unknown Author Quotes

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Grief and tragedy and hatred are only for a time. Goodness, remembrance and love have no end, and the Lord of life holds all who die and all who mourn.
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George W. Bush Quotes

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Why is it that, as a culture, we are more comfortable seeing two men holding guns than holding hands?
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Ernest Gaines Quotes

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History knows that it can wait for more evidence and review its older verdicts; it offers an endless series of courts of appeal, and is ever ready to reopen closed cases.
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William Stubbs Quotes

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There are many in this old world of ours who hold that things break about even for all of us. I have observed for example that we all get the same amount of ice. The rich get it in the summertime and the poor get it in the winter.
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Bat Masterson Quotes

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Why does a person even get up in the morning? You have breakfast, you floss your teeth so you'll have healthy gums in your old age, and then you get in your car and drive down I-10 and die. Life is so stupid I can't stand it.
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Barbara Kingsolver Quotes

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Faith: Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel.
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Ambrose Bierce Quotes

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Many people do not realize that the snowshoe can be used for a great many things besides walking on snow. For instance, it can be used to carry pancakes from the stove to the breakfast table. Also, it can be used to carry uneaten pancakes from the table to the garbage. Finally, it can be used as a kind of strainer, where you force pancakes through the strings to see if a piece of gold got in a pancake somehow.
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Jack Handey Quotes

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Old age is fifteen years older than I am.
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Oliver Wendell Holmes Quotes

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Gold cannot be pure, and people cannot be perfect.
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Chinese Proverb Quotes

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It needs to become as easy to get hold of a condom in a poor country as Coca-Cola.
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Clare Short Quotes

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It's been told that swimming is a wimp sport, but I don't see it. We don't get timeouts, in the middle of a race we can't stop and catch our breath, we can't roll on our stomachs and lie there, and we can't ask for a substitution.
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Author Unknown Quotes

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Certain flaws are necessary for the whole. It would seem strange if old friends lacked certain quirks.
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Quotes

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A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.
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Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes

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The cruelest lies are often told in silence.
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Robert Louis Stevenson Quotes

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All our lives we are putting pennies - our most golden pennies - into penny-in-the-slot machines that are almost always empty.
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Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes

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How did it happen that their lips came together? How does it happen that birds sing, that snow melts, that the rose unfolds, that the dawn whitens behind the stark shapes of trees on the quivering summit of the hill? A kiss, and all was said.
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Victor Hugo Quotes

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