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The reserve of modern assertions is sometimes pushed to extremes, in which the fear of being contradicted leads the writer to strip himself of almost all sense and meaning.

The resolve of our great nation is being tested. But make no mistake, we will show the world that we will pass the test.

The secret of being a bore... is to tell everything.

The secret of being miserable is to have leisure to bother about whether you are happy or not. The cure for it is occupation.

The secret of ugliness consists not in irregularity, but in being uninteresting.

The soul is so far from being a monad that we have not only to interpret other souls to ourself but to interpret ourself to ourself.

The talent for being happy is appreciating and liking what you have, instead of what you don't have.

The thought of being President frightens me and I do not think I want the job.

The whole point of being alive is to evolve into the complete person you were intended to be.

There are two ways of being creative. One can sing and dance. Or one can create an environment in which singers and dancers flourish.

There are two ways of being happy: We must either diminish our wants or augment our means - either may do - the result is the same and it is for each man to decide for himself and to do that which happens to be easier.

There is a noble manner of being poor and who does not know it will never be rich.

There is a very fine line between loving life and being greedy for it.

There is an orderliness in the universe, there is an unalterable law governing everything and every being that exists or lives. It is no blind law; for no blind law can govern the conduct of living beings.

There is no credit to being a comedian, when you have the whole Government working for you. All you have to do is report the facts. I don't even have to exaggerate.

There is one consolation in being sick; and that is the possibility that you may recover to a better state than you were ever in before.

There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.

There's been a lot of talk of me being a one-man show but that's simply not the case. We win games when I score 40 points and we've won when I score 10.

There's nothing wrong with being shallow as long as you're insightful about it.

This is one of the miracles of love: It gives a power of seeing through its own enchantments and yet not being disenchanted.


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