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Mona Lisa looks as if she has just been sick, or is about to be.
 

My advice about acting? Speak clearly, don't bump into people, and if you must have motivation, think of your pay packet on Friday.
[Motivation]
 

My body has certainly wandered a good deal, but I have an uneasy suspicion that my mind has not wandered enough.
[Intellect]
 

Never mind, dear, we're all made the same, though some more than others.
 

People are wrong when they say opera is not what it used to be. It is what it used to be. That is what's wrong with it.
 

She had much in common with Hitler, only no moustache.
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Someday I suspect, when Jesus has definitely got me for a sunbeam, my works may be adequately assessed.
 

Squash - that's not exercise, it's flagellation.
 

Success took me to her bosom like a maternal boa constrictor.
 

That strange feeling we had in the war. Have you found anything in your lives since to equal it in strength? A sort of splendid carelessness it was, holding us together.
 

The higher the building the lower the morals.
 

There's always something fishy about the French.
 

We have no reliable guarantee that the afterlife will be any less exasperating than this one, have we?
 

Wit ought to be a glorious treat like caviar; never spread it about like marmalade.
 

Work is more fun than fun.
[Work]
 

Work is much more fun than fun.
 


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