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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 scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
~ Lao-Tzu - [Comfort]

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A sudden silence in the middle of a conversation suddenly brings us back to essentials: it reveals how dearly we must pay for the invention of speech.
~ E. M. Cioran - [Conversation]

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And I did laugh sans intermission an hour by his dial. O noble fool, a worthy fool -- motley's the only wear.
~ William Shakespeare - [Comedy and Comedians]

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Comedy has to be done en clair. You can't blunt the edge of wit or the point of satire with obscurity. Try to imagine a famous witty saying that is not immediately clear.
~ James Thurber - [Comedy and Comedians]

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I'm comfortable being old... being black... being Jewish.
~ Billy Crystal - [Comfort]

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In comedy, reconcilement with life comes at the point when to the tragic sense only an inalienable difference or dissension with life appears.
~ Constance Rourke - [Comedy and Comedians]

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My routines come out of total unhappiness. My audiences are my group therapy.
~ Joan Rivers - [Comedy and Comedians]

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Never hold anyone by the button or the hand in order to be heard out; for if people are unwilling to hear you, you had better hold your tongue than them.
~ Lord Chesterfield - [Conversation]

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No woman has ever so comforted the distressed or distressed the comfortable. [On Eleanor Roosevelt]
~ Clare Boothe Luce - [Comfort]

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Oh the comfort, the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but pouring them all right out, just as they are -- chaff and grain together -- certain that a faithful hand will take and sift them, keep what is worth keeping, and with the breath of kindness blow the rest away
~ Dinah Mulock - [Comfort]

 

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