A man's friendships are like his will invalidated by marriage - but they are also no less invalidated by the marriage of his friends.

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It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.

It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.

Books are like imprisoned souls till someone takes them down from a shelf and frees them.

Books are like imprisoned souls, till someone takes them down from a shelf and frees them.

The oldest books are only just out to those who have not read them.

The oldest books are only just out to those who have not read them.

My main wish is to get my books into other people's rooms and to keep other people's books out of m

My main wish is to get my books into other people's rooms and to keep other people's books out of mine.

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    Words and pictures are yin and yang. Married, they produce a progeny more interesting than either parent.

    Words and pictures are yin and yang. Married, they produce a progeny more interesting than either parent.

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