The human comedy is always tragic, but since its ingredients are always the same - dupe, fox, straight, like burlesque skits - the repetition through the ages is comedy.

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I have to struggle to change people's perceptions of me. I grew very frustrated with the perception that I'm this shy, retiring, inhibited aristocratic creature when I'm absolutely not like that at all. I think I'm much more outgoing and exuberant than my image.

By : Helena Bonham Carter

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Will the reader turn the page?

By : Catherine Drinker Bowen

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If God created us in his own image, we have more than reciprocated.

By : Voltaire

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A retired teacher paid $62,000 towards her pension and nothing, yes nothing, for full family medical, dental and vision coverage over her entire career. What will we pay her? $1.4 million in pension benefits and another $215,000 in health care benefit premiums over her lifetime.

By : Chris Christie

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But in the old days, visual artists used to fall into two distinct categories: those of us who created images with cameras and those of us who applied stuff onto other stuff, with brushes or other tools.

By : Buffy Sainte-Marie

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I love Nic Cage. He was so much fun to work with.

By : Diane Kruger

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It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.

By : Mark Twain

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I've often wondered, when they've done Of Mice And Men on stage, and I've seen it, how they did that gun thing. I've watched it on stage, but I don't remember it.

By : Ray Walston

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Courtesy is as much a mark of a gentleman as courage.

By : Theodore Roosevelt

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Los Angeles is an industry town, and it has great facilities and personnel. The disadvantage is that everyone there seems to talk about the same subject matter.

By : Carter Burwell

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I'm concerned about the insidious influence of the media's bad messages that undermine the lessons parents try to instill in their sons and daughters.

By : John Ratzenberger

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The message of women's liberation is that women can love each other and ourselves against our degrading education.

By : Jane Rule

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