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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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Can it be that chance has made me one of those women so immersed in one man that, whether they are barren or not, they carry with them to the grave the shriveled innocence of an old maid?
~ Sidonie Gabrielle Colette - [Infatuation]

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From a worldly point of view, there is no mistake so great as that of being always right.
~ Samuel Butler - [Infallibility]

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I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons of the year.
~ Edna St. Vincent Millay - [Infatuation]

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I understand by this passion the union of desire, friendship, and tenderness, which is inflamed by a single female, which prefers her to the rest of her sex, and which seeks her possession as the supreme or the sole happiness of our being.
~ Edward Gibbon - [Infatuation]

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Intelligence appears to be the thing that enables a man to get along without education. Education enables a man to get along without the use of his intelligence.
~ Albert Edward Wiggam - [Intelligence and Intellectuals]

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Intelligence is quickness to apprehend as distinct form ability, which is capacity to act wisely on the thing apprehended.
~ Alfred North Whitehead - [Intelligence and Intellectuals]

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Never stay up on the barren heights of cleverness, but come down into the green valleys of silliness.
~ Ludwig Wittgenstein - [Intelligence and Intellectuals]

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Nowadays to be intelligible is to be found out.
~ Oscar Wilde - [Intelligence and Intellectuals]

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Once something becomes discernible, or understandable, we no longer need to repeat it. We can destroy it.
~ Robert Wilson - [Intelligence and Intellectuals]

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Once you're moving you can keep moving.
~ Ronald Alan Weiss - [Inertia]

 

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