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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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 :: 10 Quotes of the Moment

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A fairly bright boy is far more intelligent and far better company than the average adult.
~ John B. S. Haldane - [Boys]

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All fighters are prostitutes and all promoters are pimps.
~ Larry Holmes - [Boxing]

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All the time he's boxing, he's thinking. All the time he was thinking, I was hitting him.
~ Jack Dempsey - [Boxing]

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Boyhood is a most complex and incomprehensible thing. Even when one has been through it, one does not understand what it was. A man can never quite understand a boy, even when he has been the boy.
~ Gilbert K. Chesterton - [Boys]

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Boys are capital fellows in their own way, among their mates; but they are unwholesome companions for grown people.
~ Charles Lamb - [Boys]

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Brevity and conciseness are the parents of correction.
~ Hosea Ballou - [Brevity]

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Every genuine boy is a rebel and an anarch. If he were allowed to develop according to his own instincts, his own inclinations, society would undergo such a radical transformation as to make the adult revolutionary cower and cringe.
~ Henry Miller - [Boys]

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Every other enjoyment malice may destroy; every other panegyric envy may withhold; but no human power can deprive the boaster of his own encomiums.
~ Samuel Johnson - [Bragging]

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I have always adhered to two principles. The first one is to train hard and get in the best possible physical condition. The second is to forget all about the other fellow until you face him in the ring and the bell sounds for the fight.
~ Rocky Marciano - [Boxing]

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I never see any difference in boys. I only know two sorts of boys. Mealy boys and beef-faced boys.
~ Charles Dickens - [Boys]

 

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