We owe to the Middle Ages the two worst inventions of humanity - romantic love and gunpowder.

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Conversation would be vastly improved by the constant use of four simple words: I do not know.

Conversation would be vastly improved by the constant use of four simple words: I do not know.

A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.

A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.

Modesty and unselfishness - these are the virtues which men praise - and pass by.

Modesty and unselfishness - these are the virtues which men praise - and pass by.

Smile for everyone lacks self-confidence and more than any other one thing a smile reassures them.

Smile, for everyone lacks self-confidence, and more than any other one thing, a smile reassures them.

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