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There are certain periods in the life of …

23 Nov

There are certain periods in the life of a man when fate seems to have done her worst,and any further misfortunes which may befall are accepted with a philosophical resignation begotten by the very severity of previous trials. 

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The illusions of youth are …

23 Nov

The illusions of youth are mostly due to the want of experience.

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Procrastination is …

23 Nov

Procrastination is the thief of time.

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The weakest proofs may …

22 Nov

The weakest proofs may form a chain to hang a man.

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Truth is …

22 Nov

Truth is stranger than fiction.

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When one is in …

22 Nov

When one is in Rome,one must not speak ill of the pope.

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Sorrow is the veiled Isis of the …

21 Nov

Sorrow is the veiled Isis of the world,and once we penetrate her mystery and see her deeply-furrowed face and mournful eyes,the magic light of romance dies all away,and we realize the hard bitter fact of life in all its nakedness.

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Sorrow is a potent …

21 Nov

Sorrow is a potent enchantress,once she touches the heart,life can never be quite the same again.

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Women are more impressionable than …

20 Nov

Women are more impressionable than men,and it is,perhaps,for this reason that they age quicker.

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Eve only ate the apple …

20 Nov

Eve only ate the apple because she didn`t like to see such a lot of good fruit go to waste.

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