"We grow with years more fragile in body, but morally stouter, and can throw off the chill of a bad conscience almost at once."
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"What's more enchanting than the voices of young people, when you can't hear what they say?"
"Don't let young people tell you their aspirations; when they drop them they will drop you."
"What I like in a good author isn't what he says, but what he whispers."
"The test of a vocation is the love of the drudgery it involves."
"People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading."
"A best-seller is the golden touch of mediocre talent."
"How it infuriates a bigot, when he is forced to drag out his dark convictions!"
"Most people sell their souls, and live with a good conscience on the proceeds."
"There is more felicity on the far side of baldness than young men can possibly imagine."
"The vitality of a new movement in Art must be gauged by the fury it arouses."
"Thank Heaven, the sun has gone in, and I don't have to go out and enjoy it."
"We need two kinds of acquaintances, one to complain to, while to the others we boast."
"The mere process of growing old together will make the slightest acquaintance seem a bosom friend."
"If you want to be thought a liar, always tell the truth."
"If you are losing your leisure, look out! You are losing your soul."
"What joy can the years bring half so sweet as the unhappiness they've taken away?"
"Happiness is a wine of the rarest vintage, and seems insipid to a vulgar taste."
"How awful to reflect that what people say of us is true!"
"Those who set out to serve both God and Mammon soon discover that there isn't a God."
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