Maru Kun
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Woody Allen
“Life doesn't imitate art, it imitates bad television.”
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Friedrich Nietzsche
“That which does not kill us makes us stronger.”
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Arthur Schopenhauer
“Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see.”
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Winston S. Churchill
“Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.”
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Oscar Wilde
“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”
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