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    • Flowers are words even a baby can understand.
    • Health consists of having the same diseases as one's neighbors.
    • If at first you don't succeed, failure may be your style.
    • My mother protected me from the world and my father threatened me with it.
    • Never keep up with the Joneses. Drag them down to your level.
    • The very purpose of existence is to reconcile the glowing opinion we have of ourselves with the appalling things that other people think about us.
    • To know all is not to forgive all. It is to despise everybody.
    • Treat all disasters as if they were trivialities but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster.
    • When I told the people of Northern Ireland that I was an atheist, a woman in the audience stood up and said, "Yes, but is it the God of the Catholics or the God of the Protestants in whom you don't believe?"
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