It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanism of friendship.

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Jealousy is not at all low but it catches us humbled and bowed down at first sight.

Jealousy is not at all low, but it catches us humbled and bowed down at first sight.

A woman who thinks she is intelligent demands the same rights as man. An intelligent woman gives up

A woman who thinks she is intelligent demands the same rights as man. An intelligent woman gives up.

I love my past I love my present. I am not ashamed of what I have had and I am not sad because I no

I love my past, I love my present. I am not ashamed of what I have had, and I am not sad because I no longer have it.

The lovesick the betrayed and the jealous all smell alike.

The lovesick, the betrayed and the jealous all smell alike.

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    Jesus Christ knew he was God. So wake up and find out eventually who you really are. In our culture, of course, they’ll say you’re crazy and you’re blasphemous, and they’ll either put you in jail or in a nut house (which is pretty much the same thing

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    Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.

    Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.

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