"Sentimentality--that's what we call the sentiment we don't share."
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"The world makes up for all its follies and injustices by being damnably sentimental."
"Sentiment is the poetry of the imagination."
"He who molds the public sentiment... makes statues and decisions possible or impossible to make."
"Sentimentality is the only sentiment that rubs you the wrong way."
"A sentimentalist is simply one who desires to have the luxury of an emotion without paying for it."
"Serenity is knowing that your worst shot is still pretty good."
"We are growing serious, and let me tell you, that's the next step to being dull."
"The one serious conviction that a man should have is that nothing is to be taken too seriously."
"Take your work seriously, but never yourself."
"Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious."
"I'm afraid of being lazy and complacent. I'm afraid of taking myself too seriously."
"Seriousness is stupidity sent to college."
"Life is too important to be taken seriously."
"The disciple is not above his master, nor the servant above his Lord."
"In the master there is a servant, in the servant a master."
"Some people have so much respect for their superiors they have none left for themselves."
"Self-respect: the secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious."
"Never violate the sacredness of your individual self-respect."
"Self-respect is nothing to hide behind. When you need it most it isn't there."
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