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The Divine Comedy
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The Vesuvius Club
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"I took out my cigarette case. It is flat and well-polished with my initials in Gothic script upon it, yet it has never been called upon to save my life by absorbing the impact of a bullet. That's what servants are for." Jun 22, 2015 06:03AM

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Winston S. Churchill
“Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”
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“For instance, I remember someone asking Sophocles, the poet, whether he was still capable of enjoying a woman. ‘Don’t talk in that way,’ he answered; ‘I am only too glad to be free of all that; it is like escaping from bondage to a raging madman.”

Arthur Conan Doyle
“Look at you. Why is the only woman you ever cared about a world-class criminal - are you a masochist?”
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Antony and Cleopatra (II.ii) ~William Shakespeare”
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