"The doctrine of the immortality of the soul has more threat than comfort."
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"The older we become, the more certain our future."
"Everyone fears and courts his own demon."
"What is Providence for you may be Nemesis for me."
"The gods are watching, but idly, yawning."
"Vanity well fed is benevolent. Vanity hungry is spiteful."
"Healthy vanity sweeps through life. Sickly vanity lies in bed."
"Vanity is easily duped. Ambition, not."
"Your vanity and my vanity will never be friends."
"Conscience is the moralized form of self-absorption."
"History goes out of control almost as often as nature does."
"Creative memory is the historian's most subtle opponent."
"History takes place between the Fall and the Apocalypse, with a narrow escape route called Salvation."
"Disappointment proves that expectations were mistaken."
"We express disappointment in everything except ourselves."
"I feel disappointed, but I don't remember just what I expected."
"A: I am disappointed in you. B: But that's the way I am. A: That's why I am disappointed."
"Laughing at our friends, we avenge the disappointment they have caused."
"Experience is a great spoiler of pleasures."
"Experience teaches us, but we scarcely know what."
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