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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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The place where you can search and browse over 65,000 famous quotes, quotations, proverbs,  quotable words, epigrams, and aphorisms from famous people and works of literature from past to present.
 

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A man's idea in a game of cards is war, cruel, devastating, and pitiless. A lady's idea of it is a combination of larceny, embezzlement and burglary.
~ Finley Peter Dunne - [Men and Women]

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A sage is the instructor of a hundred ages.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson - [Intelligence and Intellectuals]

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And when a woman's will is as strong as the man's who wants to govern her, half her strength must be concealment.
~ George Eliot - [Men and Women]

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Given the cultural barriers to intersex conversation, the amazing thing is that we would even expect women and men to have anything to say to each other for more than ten minutes at a stretch. The barriers are ancient -- perhaps rooted, as some paleontologist may soon discover, in the contrast between the occasional guttural utterances exchanged in male hunting bands and the extended discussions characteristic of female food-gathering groups.
~ Barbara Ehrenreich - [Men and Women]

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I must have women -- there is nothing unbends the mind like them.
~ John Gay - [Men and Women]

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I should like to know what is the proper function of women, if it is not to make reasons for husbands to stay at home, and still stronger reasons for bachelors to go out.
~ George Eliot - [Men and Women]

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I tell you there isn't a thing under the sun that needs to be done at all, but what a man can do better than a woman, unless it's bearing children, and they do that in a poor make-shift way; it had better ha been left to the men.
~ George Eliot - [Men and Women]

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It is the woman who chooses the man who will choose her.
~ Paul Geraldy - [Men and Women]

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Let us treat the men and women well: treat them as if they were real: perhaps they are.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson - [Men and Women]

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Only those who know the supremacy of the intellectual life can understand the grief of one who falls from that serene activity into the absorbing soul-wasting struggle with worldly annoyances.
~ George Eliot - [Intelligence and Intellectuals]

 

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