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That is a good book which is opened with expectation, and closed with delight and profit.
Books - Reading
Amos Bronson Alcott

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Outside every fat man there was an even fatter man trying to close in.
Obesity
Kingsley Amis

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Man proposes, woman forecloses.
Seduction
Minna Antrim

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I'll do my dreaming with my eyes wide open, and I'll do my looking back with my eyes closed.
Dreams
Tony Arata

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With close-lipped Patience for our only friend, Sad Patience, too near neighbor to Despair.
Patience
Matthew Arnold

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Laughter is the closest thing to the grace of God.
Laughter
Karl Barth

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Death always waits. The door of the hearse is never closed.
Death and Dying
Joseph Bayly

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If you close your eyes, you could just as well imagine me to be vintage Ali MacGraw, circa 1968.
Imagination
Sandra Bernhard

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A celebrated people lose dignity upon a closer view.
Respectability
Napoleon Bonaparte

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Autumn arrives in early morning, but spring at the close of a winter day.
Seasons
Elizabeth Bowen

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We are closer to the ants than to the butterflies. Very few people can endure much leisure.
Leisure
Gerald Brenan

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Love yourself unconditionally, just as you love those closest to you despite their faults.
Self-love
Les Brown

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Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.
Family
George Burns

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Intuition comes very close to clairvoyance; it appears to be the extrasensory perception of reality.
Intuition
Alexis Carrel

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Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
Arts and Artists
Willa Cather

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Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
Comedy and Comedians
Charlie Chaplin

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Knowledge of the world in only to be acquired in the world, and not in a closet.
Knowledge
Lord Chesterfield

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In everything, satiety closely follows the greatest pleasures.
Pleasure
Marcus T. Cicero

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Only a few human beings should grow to the square mile; they are commonly planted too close.
People
William T. Davis

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Good music is very close to primitive language.
Music
Denis Diderot

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To find a friend one must close one eye -- to keep him, two.
Friends and Friendship
Norman Douglas

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He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe is as good as dead; his eyes are closed.
Death and Dying
Albert Einstein

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No barber shaves so close but another finds his work.
Perfection
English Proverb

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A crisis is a close encounter of the third kind.
Crisis
Guy Finley

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A closed mouth catches no flies.
Speakers and Speaking
French Proverb

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