When good Americans die they go to Paris.

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I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable. There is something unfair about its use. It is hitting below the intellect.

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The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.

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Mr. Henry James writes fiction as if it were a painful duty.

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If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend to be bad, it doesn't. Such is the astounding stupidity of optimism.

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Woman begins by resisting a man's advances and ends by blocking his retreat.

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The world is a stage, but the play is badly cast.

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Pessimist: One who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both.

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A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.

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Seriousness is the only refuge of the shallow.

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One should always play fairly when one has the winning cards.

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One's real life is so often the life that one does not lead.

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I always pass on good advice. It is the only thing to do with it. It is never of any use to oneself.

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