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A person who is keen to shake your hand usually has something up his sleeve.
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Sir Alec Guiness

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Every woman is supposed to have the same set of motives, or else to be a monster.
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George Eliot

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He never does a proper thing without giving an improper reason for it.
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George Bernard Shaw

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Never ascribe to an opponent motives meaner than your own.
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Sir James M. Barrie

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To read between the lines was easier than to follow the text.
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Henry James

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We are all selfish and I no more trust myself than others with a good motive.
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Lord Byron

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Whenever a man does a thoroughly stupid thing, it is always from the noblest motives.
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Oscar Wilde

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