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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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Always remember when you are on top of the world , that the earth rotates every 24 hrs.
~ Steve G. Makris - [Modesty]

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And the night shall be filled with music, and the cares, that infest the day, shall fold their tents, like the Arabs, and as silently steal away.
~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - [Night]

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Because impudence is a vice, it does not follow that modesty is a virtue; it is built upon shame, a passion in our nature, and may be either good or bad according to the actions performed from that motive.
~ Bernard Mandeville - [Modesty]

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Beware thoughts that come in the night. They aren't turned properly; they come in askew, free of sense and restriction, deriving from the most remote of sources.
~ William Trogdon - [Night]

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Blemishes are hid by night and every fault forgiven; darkness makes any woman fair.
~ Ovid - [Night]

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Great things happen in small places. Jesus was born in Bethlehem. Jesse Jackson was born in Greenville.
~ Jesse Jackson - [Modesty]

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I don't like to write like God. It is only because you never do it, though, that the critics think you can't do it.
~ Ernest Hemingway - [Modesty]

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Modesty; the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it.
~ Oliver Herford - [Modesty]

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Night brings our troubles to the light, rather than banishes them.
~ Seneca - [Night]

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Night is a dead monotonous period under a roof; but in the open world it passes lightly, with its stars and dews and perfumes, and the hours are marked by changes in the face of Nature. What seems a kind of temporal death to people choked between walls and curtains, is only a light and living slumber to the man who sleeps afield.
~ Robert Louis Stevenson - [Night]

 

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