"Total absence of humor renders life impossible."
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"Be happy. It's one way of being wise."
"It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanism of friendship."
"It is not a bad thing that children should occasionally, and politely, put parents in their place."
"Girls usually have a paper mache face on their wedding day."
"No temptation can ever be measured by the value of its object."
"You do not notice changes in what is always before you."
"The lovesick, the betrayed, and the jealous all smell alike."
"Sincerity is not a spontaneous flower nor is modesty either."
"To a poet, silence is an acceptable response, even a flattering one."
"Look for a long time at what pleases you, and a longer time at what pains you."
"What a wonderful life I've had! I only wish I'd realized it sooner."
"Jealousy is not at all low, but it catches us humbled and bowed down, at first sight."
"In the matter of furnishing, I find a certain absence of ugliness far worse than ugliness."
"And what a delight it is to make friends with someone you have despised."
"You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm."
"One keeps forgetting old age up to the very brink of the grave."
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