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People do not deserve to have good writing; they are so pleased with bad.
The people are to be taken in very small doses.
There never was a child so lovely but his mother was glad to get him asleep.
What God has put asunder, why should man put it together?
All my best thoughts were stolen by the ancients.
U.S. essayist, in Journals and Miscellaneous Notebooks, May 1849
I hate quotations. Tell me what you know.
Never exaggerate your faults. Your friends will attend to that.
(1920—2001) — American writer, humorist
Computers will never take the place of books. You can't stand on a floppy disk to reach a high shelf.
The trouble with giving advice is that others want to return the favor.
(1869--), quoted in Newsweek (New York, July 4, 1949).
The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.