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'Whom are you?' he asked, for he had been to night school.
[Education]
 

A friend who is near and dear may in time become as useless as a relative.
 

A good folly is worth what you pay for it.
 

A man never feels more important than when he receives a telegram containing more than ten words.
 

A people so primitive that they did not know how to get money except by working for it.
[Work]
 

After being Turned Down by numerous Publishers, he had decided to write for Posterity.
 

Anybody can win - unless there happens to be a second entry.
 

Do unto yourself as your neighbors do unto themselves and look pleasant.
 

Early to bed and early to rise is a bad rule for anyone who wishes to become acquainted with our most prominent and influential people.
 

For parlor use, the vague generality is a life saver.
 

For parlour use, the vague generality is a lifesaver.
[Ideas]
 

He had been kicked in the head by a mule when young, and believed everything he read in the Sunday papers.
 

If it were not for the presents, an elopement would be preferable.
 

In the city a funeral is just an interruption of traffic; in the country it is a form of popular entertainment.
 

In uplifting, get underneath.
 

It is not time for mirth and laughter, the cold, gray dawn of the morning after.
 

Life is a series of relapses and recoveries.
 

Nothing is improbable until it moves into past tense.
 

Nothing is improbable until it moves into the past tense.
[Time]
 

One man's poison ivy is another man's spinach.
[Taste]
 


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