"I and this mystery, here we stand."
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"As soon as histories are properly told there is no more need of romances."
"I see great things in baseball. It's our game - the American game."
"After you have exhausted what there is in business, politics, conviviality, and so on - have found that none of these finally satisfy, or permanently wear - what remains? Nature remains."
"Do I contradict myself? Very well then I contradict myself, (I am large, I contain multitudes)."
"If you done it, it ain't bragging."
"Other lands have their vitality in a few, a class, but we have it in the bulk of our people."
"A great city is that which has the greatest men and women."
"Here or henceforward it is all the same to me, I accept Time absolutely."
"There is no object so soft but it makes a hub for the wheeled universe."
"And whoever walks a furlong without sympathy walks to his own funeral drest in his shroud."
"Nothing endures but personal qualities."
"The beautiful uncut hair of graves."
"Camerado! This is no book; who touches this touches a man."
"The words of my book nothing, the drift of it everything."
"He most honors my style who learns under it to destroy the teacher."
"The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity."
"Behold I do not give lectures or a little charity, When I give I give myself."
"I dote on myself, there is that lot of me and all so luscious."
"I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best."
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