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A best-seller is the golden touch of mediocre talent.
Books - Bestsellers
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Don't let young people tell you their aspirations; when they drop them they will drop you.
Youth
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Happiness is a wine of the rarest vintage, and seems insipid to a vulgar taste.
Happiness
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He who goes against the fashion is himself its slave.
Fashion
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How awful to reflect that what people say of us is true!
Gossip
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How it infuriates a bigot, when he is forced to drag out his dark convictions!
Bigotry
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How many of our daydreams would darken into nightmares, were there a danger of their coming true!
Dreams
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I can't forgive my friends for dying; I don't find these vanishing acts of theirs at all amusing.
Friends and Friendship
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If you are losing your leisure, look out! You are losing your soul.
Leisure
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If you want to be thought a liar, always tell the truth.
Lies and Lying
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Most people sell their souls, and live with a good conscience on the proceeds.
Soul
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Only among people who think no evil can Evil monstrously flourish.
Evil
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People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading.
Books - Reading
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Thank Heaven, the sun has gone in, and I don't have to go out and enjoy it.
Night
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The mere process of growing old together will make the slightest acquaintance seem a bosom friend.
Acquaintance
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The old know what they want; the young are sad and bewildered.
Generations
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The test of a vocation is the love of the drudgery it involves.
Vocation
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The vitality of a new movement in Art must be gauged by the fury it arouses.
Arts and Artists
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There are people who, like houses, are beautiful in dilapidation.
Decay
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There is more felicity on the far side of baldness than young men can possibly imagine.
Baldness
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Those who set out to serve both God and Mammon soon discover that there isn't a God.
God
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We need two kinds of acquaintances, one to complain to, while to the others we boast.
Acquaintance
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What I like in a good author isn't what he says, but what he whispers.
Writers and Writing
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What joy can the years bring half so sweet as the unhappiness they've taken away?
Joy
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What's more enchanting than the voices of young people, when you can't hear what they say?
Children
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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun