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A beautiful woman delights the eye; a wise woman, the understanding; a pure one, the soul.
 

A fool bolts pleasure, then complains of indigestion.
[One Day]
 

A fool bolts pleasure, then complains of moral indigestion.
 

A homely face and no figure have aided many women heavenward.
 

Between flattery and admiration there often flows a river of contempt.
 

Enthusiasms, like stimulants, are often affected by people with small mental ballast.
 

Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills.
[Adversity]
 

Intuition is truly a feminine quality, but women should not mistake rash conclusions for this gift.
 

Man forgives woman anything save the wit to outwit him.
 

Man proposes, woman forecloses.
 

Satiety is a mongrel that barks at the heels of plenty.
 

That one woman is capable of loving another is an historical truth; but never yet lived one who could not listen to her own praises at the expense of her adored friend.
 

The difference between a saint and a hypocrite is that one lies for his religion, the other by it.
 

The drama of life begins with a wail and ends with a sigh.
 

The very women who object to the morals of a notoriously beautiful actress, grow big with pride when an admirer suggests their marked resemblance to this stage beauty in physique.
 

There never was a woman who did not prefer an oblique compliment to a straight truth - if the latter were unflattering.
 

Three failures denotes uncommon strength. A weakling had not enough grit to fail thrice.
 

To be loved is to be fortunate, but to be hated is to achieve distinction.
 

To know one's self is wisdom, but not to know one's neighbors is genius.
 

To know one's self is wisdom, but to know one's neighbor is genius.
[Helping Other People]
 


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