"All are inclined to believe what they covet, from a lottery-ticket up to a passport to Paradise."
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"Men freely believe that which they desire."
"Men willingly believe what they wish."
"What we wish, we readily believe, and what we ourselves think, we imagine others think also."
"We are what we believe we are"
"Beauty is a short-lived tyranny."
"Beauty is the bait which with delight allures man to enlarge his kind."
"To give pain is the tyranny; to make happy, the true empire of beauty."
"Beauty is the promise of happiness."
"Beauty when unadorned is adorned the most."
"It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness."
"Trust not too much to an enchanting face."
"Beauty always promises, but never gives anything."
"Beauty seen is never lost, God's colors all are fast."
"It is better to be beautiful than to be good, but it is better to be good than to be ugly."
"The cool kindliness of sheets, that soon smooth away trouble; and the rough male kiss of blankets."
"The bed is now as public as the dinner table and governed by the same rules of formal confrontation."
"The happiest part of a man's life is what he passes lying awake in bed in the morning."
"Bed is the poor man's opera."
"What angel wakes me from my flowery bed?"
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