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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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A boy becomes an adult three years before his parents think he does, and about two years after he thinks he does.
~ Lewis B Hershey - [Adulthood]

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A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
~ Thomas Szasz - [Adulthood]

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Adulthood is the ever-shrinking period between childhood and old age. It is the apparent aim of modern industrial societies to reduce this period to a minimum.
~ Thomas Szasz - [Adulthood]

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Adventure is worthwhile.
~ Amelia Earhart - [Adventure]

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An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.
~ Gilbert K. Chesterton - [Adventure]

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And yet a little tumult, now and then, is an agreeable quickener of sensation; such as a revolution, a battle, or an adventure of any lively description.
~ Lord Byron - [Adventure]

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Grown up, and that is a terribly hard thing to do. It is much easier to skip it and go from one childhood to another.
~ Anonymous - [Adulthood]

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He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage -- he won't encounter many rivals.
~ Georg C. Lichtenberg - [Advantage]

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I believe a man is born first unto himself --for the happy developing of himself, while the world is a nursery, and the pretty things are to be snatched for, and pleasant things tasted; some people seem to exist thus right to the end. But most are born again on entering manhood; then they are born to humanity, to a consciousness of all the laughing, and the never-ceasing murmur of pain and sorrow that comes from the terrible multitudes of brothers.
~ D. H. Lawrence - [Adulthood]

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If eighty percent of your sales come from twenty percent of all of your items, just carry those twenty percent.
~ Stew Leonard - [Advantage]

 

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