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It is a very inconvenient habit of kittens... whatever you say to them, they always purr.
[Cats]
 

It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards.
[Imagination]
 

It's one of the most serious things that can possibly happen to one in a battle - to get one's head cut off.
[War]
 

No good fish goes anywhere without a porpoise.
 

Now here, you see, it takes all the running you can do to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that!
[Progress]
 

Oh, 'tis love, 'tis love that makes the world go round.
 

One of the secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.
 

Sentence first, verdict afterwards.
 

She generally gave herself very good advice, (though she very seldom followed it).
 

Sometimes I have believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.
[Mornings]
 

Take care of the sense and the sounds will take care of themselves.
[Writers And Writing]
 

That's the reason they're called lessons, because they lesson from day to day.
 

The rule is, jam tomorrow and jam yesterday - but never jam today.
[Progress]
 

There are three hundred and sixty-four days when you might get un-birthday presents, and only one for birthday presents, you know.
 

There comes a pause, for human strength will not endure to dance without cessation; and everyone must reach the point at length of absolute prostration.
 

Tweedle Dum and Tweedle Dee Agreed to have a battle; For Tweedle Dum said Tweedle Dee Had spoiled his nice new rattle.
[War]
 

Twinkle, twinkle little bat How I wonder what you're at! Up above the world you fly, Like a tea-tray in the sky.
 

We called him Tortoise because he taught us.
 

What I tell you three times is true.
[Truth]
 

Which form of proverb do you prefer Better late than never, or Better never than late?
 


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