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    Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
    “Goodbye," said the fox. "And now here is my secret, a very simple secret: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.”
    Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

  • #2
    Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
    “What makes the desert beautiful,' said the little prince, 'is that somewhere it hides a well...”
    Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

  • #3
    Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
    “All grown-ups were once children... but only few of them remember it.”
    Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

  • #4
    Mae West
    “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”
    Mae West

  • #5
    Groucho Marx
    “Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.”
    Groucho Marx, The Essential Groucho: Writings For By And About Groucho Marx

  • #6
    Markus Herz
    “Be careful about reading health books. Some fine day you'll die of a misprint.”
    Markus Herz

  • #7
    I love mankind ... it's people I can't stand!!
    I love mankind ... it's people I can't stand!!”
    Charles M. Schulz, The Complete Peanuts, Vol. 5: 1959-1960

  • #8
    Thomas Szasz
    “Two wrongs don't make a right, but they make a good excuse.”
    Thomas Szasz

  • #9
    Oscar Levant
    “There's a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.”
    Oscar Levant

  • #10
    E.B. White
    “If the world were merely seductive, that would be easy. If it were merely challenging, that would be no problem. But I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.”
    E.B. White

  • #11
    Terry Pratchett
    “Some humans would do anything to see if it was possible to do it. If you put a large switch in some cave somewhere, with a sign on it saying 'End-of-the-World Switch. PLEASE DO NOT TOUCH', the paint wouldn't even have time to dry.”
    Terry Pratchett, Thief of Time

  • #12
    Mae West
    “I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.”
    Mae West

  • #13
    Douglas Adams
    “There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable.

    There is another theory which states that this has already happened.”
    Douglas Adams, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

  • #14
    Jerome K. Jerome
    “I like work: it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours.”
    Jerome K. Jerome

  • #15
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    “It is hard enough to remember my opinions, without also remembering my reasons for them!”
    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • #16
    Oscar Wilde
    “I think God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #17
    Bertrand Russell
    “There are two motives for reading a book; one, that you enjoy it; the other, that you can boast about it.”
    Bertrand Russell

  • #18
    Orson Welles
    “Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what’s for lunch.”
    Orson Welles

  • #19
    George Burns
    “Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.”
    George Burns

  • #20
    Rodney Dangerfield
    “Once I pulled a job, I was so stupid. I picked a guy's pocket on an airplane and made a run for it.”
    Rodney Dangerfield

  • #21
    Rodney Dangerfield
    “What a kid I got, I told him about the birds and the bees and he told me about the butcher and my wife.”
    Rodney Dangerfield

  • #22
    Peter Ustinov
    “I imagine hell like this: Italian punctuality, German humour and English wine.”
    Peter Ustinov

  • #23
    L.M. Montgomery
    “After all, what could you expect from a pig but a grunt?”
    L.M. Montgomery

  • #24
    “It is better to remain silent at the risk of being thought a fool, than to talk and remove all doubt of it.”
    Maurice Switzer

  • #25
    H.L. Mencken
    “The older I grow, the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.”
    H.L. Mencken

  • #26
    “Having children makes you no more a parent than having a piano makes you a pianist.”
    Michael Levine

  • #27
    Kahlil Gibran
    “Trees are poems the earth writes upon the sky, We fell them down and turn them into paper,
    That we may record our emptiness.”
    Kahlil Gibran

  • #28
    Jane Austen
    “A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.”
    Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

  • #29
    Robert A. Heinlein
    “Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.”
    Robert A. Heinlein

  • #30
    Joseph Conrad
    “Being a woman is a terribly difficult trade since it consists principally of dealings with men.”
    Joseph Conrad, Chance



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