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"Action speaks louder than words but not nearly as often." Miscellaneous 4.7 avg (9 votes)
"Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable." Truth & Lies 4.7 avg (6 votes)
"Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example." Miscellaneous 4.7 avg (9 votes)
"If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything." Truth & Lies 4.7 avg (30 votes)
"Familiarity breeds contempt - and children." 4.7 avg (12 votes)
"The reason why truth is so much stranger than fiction is that there is no requirement for it to be consistent." Truth & Lies 4.7 avg (3 votes)
"Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of joy you must have somebody to divide it with." Happiness 4.7 avg (15 votes)
"Just the omission of Jane Austen's books alone would make a fairly good library out of a library that hadn't a book in it." Clever Jabs 4.7 avg (12 votes)
"Happiness is a Swedish sunset; it is there for all, but most of us look the other way and lose it." Happiness 4.6 avg (11 votes)
"Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand." Laughter 4.6 avg (18 votes)
"I don't like to commit myself about heaven and hell -- you see, I have friends in both places." Morality 4.6 avg (5 votes)
"I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened." Experience 4.6 avg (10 votes)
"Man was made at the end of the week's work when God was tired." Miscellaneous 4.6 avg (12 votes)
"Well enough for old folks to rise early, because they have done so many mean things all their lives they can't sleep anyhow." Age, Sleep 4.6 avg (12 votes)
"Man is the only animal that blushes - or needs to." Miscellaneous 4.6 avg (21 votes)
"With ignorance and arrogance, success is assured." Miscellaneous 4.6 avg (30 votes)
"Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritation and resentments slip away, and a sunny spirit takes their place." Humor 4.6 avg (16 votes)
"A person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds." Ideas 4.6 avg (9 votes)
"The holy passion of Friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money." Friendship 4.6 avg (9 votes)
"Whoever is happy will make others happy, too." Happiness 4.6 avg (18 votes)

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