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A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.
Marriage
Andre Maurois

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A marriage without conflicts is almost as inconceivable as a nation without crises.
Marriage
Andre Maurois

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A mixture of admiration and pity is one of the surest recipes for affection.
Affection
Andre Maurois

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A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day.
Marriage
Andre Maurois

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Business is a combination of war and sport.
Business
Andre Maurois

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Conversation would be vastly improved by the constant use of four simple words: I do not know.
Conversation
Andre Maurois

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Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy man has no time to form.
Age and Aging
Andre Maurois

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In literature, as in love, we are astonished at the choice made by other people.
Literature
Andre Maurois

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Men and women are not born inconstant: they are made so by their early amorous experiences.
Infidelity
Andre Maurois

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No one can be profoundly original who does not avoid eccentricity.
Originality
Andre Maurois

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Smile, for everyone lacks self-confidence and more than any other one thing a smile reassures them.
Confidence
Andre Maurois

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Style [Is] the hallmark of a temperament stamped on the material in hand.
Style
Andre Maurois

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The difficult part in an argument is not to defend one's opinion, but rather to know it.
Argument
Andre Maurois

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The most important quality in a leader is that of being acknowledged as such.
Leaders and Leadership
Andre Maurois

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The really great novel tends to be the exact negative of its author's life.
Fiction
Andre Maurois

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To be witty is not enough. One must possess sufficient wit to avoid having too much of it.
Wit
Andre Maurois

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We owe to the Middle Ages the two worst inventions of humanity -- gunpowder and romantic love.
Invention and Inventor
Andre Maurois

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun