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Latins are tenderly enthusiastic. In Brazil they throw flowers at you. In Argentina they throw themselves.
 

Logic is the key to an all-inclusive spiritual well-being.
 

Most women set out to try to change a man, and when they have changed him they do not like him.
[Change]
 

Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast.
[Forgiveness]
 

Superstitions are habits rather than beliefs.
 

Tenderness is greater proof of love than the most passionate of vows.
[Helping Other People]
 

The average man is more interested in a woman who is interested in him than he is in a woman with beautiful legs.
 

The Germans and I no longer speak the same language.
 

The tears I have cried over Germany have dried. I have washed my face.
 

The weak are more likely to make the strong weak than the strong are likely to make the weak strong.
 

There is a gigantic difference between earning a great deal of money and being rich.
[Forgiveness]
 

There's something about an American soldier you can't explain. They're so grateful for anything, even a film actress coming to see them.
 

They want you to bring out your intestines.
 

Think twice before burdening a friend with a secret.
 

To be completely woman you need a master, and in him a compass for your life. You need a man you can look up to and respect. If you dethrone him it's no wonder that you are discontented, and discontented women are not loved for long.
 

When you're dead, you're dead. That's it.
[Death]
 

Without tenderness, a man is uninteresting.
 


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