"Every one suspects himself of at least one of the cardinal virtues."
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"Riches have never fascinated me, unless combined with the greatest charm or distinction."
"It occurred to me that there was no difference between men, in intelligence or race, so profound as the difference between the sick and the well."
"The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function."
"Family quarrels are bitter things. They don't go according to any rules. They're not like aches or wounds, they're more like splits in the skin that won't heal because there's not enough material."
"A great social success is a pretty girl who plays her cards as carefully as if she were plain."
"Advertising is a racket, like the movies and the brokerage business. You cannot be honest without admitting that its constructive contribution to humanity is exactly minus zero."
"Everybody's youth is a dream, a form of chemical madness."
"After all, life hasn't much to offer except youth and I suppose for older people the love of youth in others."
"It is in the thirties that we want friends. In the forties we know they won't save us any more than love did."
"Great art is the contempt of a great man for small art."
"I know myself, but that is all."
"Her voice is full of money."
"Personality is an unbroken series of successful gestures."
"No such thing as a man willing to be honest --that would be like a blind man willing to see."
"There are no second acts in American lives."
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