Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.

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Unless a man feels he has a good enough memory he should never venture to lie.

Unless a man feels he has a good enough memory, he should never venture to lie.

In nine lifetimes you'll never know as much about your cat as your cat knows about you.

In nine lifetimes you'll never know as much about your cat as your cat knows about you.

When I play with my cat who knows whether she is not amusing herself with me more than I with her.

When I play with my cat, who knows whether she is not amusing herself with me more than I with her.

Any person of honor chooses rather to lose his honor than to lose his conscience.

Any person of honor chooses rather to lose his honor than to lose his conscience.

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    Readers are advised to remember that the devil is a liar.

    Readers are advised to remember that the devil is a liar.

    You may forget that you are at every moment totally dependent on God.

    You may forget that you are at every moment totally dependent on God.

    A pleasure is not full grown until it is remembered.

    A pleasure is not full grown until it is remembered.

    What we have forgotten is that thoughts and words are conventions, and that it is fatal to take conventions too seriously.

    What we have forgotten is that thoughts and words are conventions, and that it is fatal to take conventions too seriously. 

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