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A committee, of course, exists for the purpose of damping enthusiasms.
Call no man a foe, but never love a stranger.
Imagination seems to be a glory and a misery, a blessing and a curse. Adam, to his sorrow, lacked it. Eve, to her sorrow, possessed it. Had both been blessed- or cursed- with it, there would have been much keener competition for the apple.
Music is the ethereal connection between this world and the other.
The Law likes to be argued with. Take away words and where is the Law? Silence always annoys it.
There are some people who can never see a little cloud of fantasy float across the horizon of their dreams without building a heavy castle in the air upon it, and bringing it to earth.
There are, broadly speaking, two kinds of workers in the world, the people who do all the work, and the people who think they do all the work. The latter class is generally the busiest, the former never have time to be busy.
Unpopularity is a excellent salve to the conscience; it is delicious to be misunderstood.
You can't discover one foot of clay on an idol without suspecting the other.
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