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François de La Rochefoucauld
“Almost always we are bored by people to whom we ourselves are boring.”
François de La Rochefoucauld, Maxims

William S. Burroughs
“Thou shalt not be such a shit, you don't know you are one.”
William S. Burroughs

Edgar Allan Poe
“In death - no! even in the grave all is not lost. Else there is no immortality for man. Arousing from the most profound slumbers, we break the gossamer web of some dream. Yet in a second afterward, (so frail may that web have been) we remember not that we have dreamed.”
Edgar Allan Poe, The Pit and the Pendulum

A.A. Milne
“You never can tell with bees.”
A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

François de La Rochefoucauld
“93.—Old men delight in giving good advice as a consolation for the fact that they can no longer set bad examples.”
François de La Rochefoucauld, Reflections; or Sentences and Moral Maxims

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