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The difference between sentiment and being sentimental is the following:
Sentiment is when a driver swerves out of the way to avoid hitting a
rabbit on the road. Being sentimental is when the same driver, when
swerving away from the rabbit hits a pedestrian.
-- Frank Herbert, "The White Plague"
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The discerning person is always at a disadvantage.
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The distinction between true and false appears to become increasingly
blurred by... the pollution of the language.
-- Arne Tiselius
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The end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization.
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson
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The forest is safe because a lion lives therein and the lion is safe because
it lives in a forest. Likewise the friendship of persons rests on mutual help.
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The full potentialities of human fury cannot be reached until a friend
of both parties tactfully interferes.
-- G.K. Chesterton
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The Golden Rule is of no use to you whatever unless you realize it
is your move.
-- Frank Crane
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The great merit of society is to make one appreciate solitude.
-- Charles Chincholles, "Reflections on the Art of Life"
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The great secret in life ... [is] not to open your letters for a fortnight.
At the expiration of that period you will find that nearly all of them have
-- Arthur Binstead
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The greatest of faults is to be conscious of none.