"A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read."
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"People are much more willing to lend you books than bookcases."
"My books are water; those of the great geniuses are wine -- everybody drinks water."
"The man who does not read books has no advantage over the man that can not read them."
"Man is the only animal that blushes -- or needs to."
"All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure."
"Let us be thankful for the fools. But for them the rest of us could not succeed."
"There's always something about your success that displeases even your best friends."
"There are lies, damned lies, and statistics."
"It usually takes more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech."
"There is nothing in the world like a persuasive speech to fuddle the mental apparatus."
"If you have nothing to say, say nothing."
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."
"The most difficult We do not deal in facts when we are contemplating ourselves."
"Everyone is like a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody."
"Out of the unconscious lips of babes and sucklings are we satirized."
"I refused to attend his funeral. But I wrote a very nice letter explaining that I approved of it."
"Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest."
"In his private heart no man much respects himself."
"It is a good and gentle religion, but inconvenient."
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