1. 10

    Old age has its pleasures, which, though different, are not less than the pleasures of youth.

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    5
  2. 9

    You know that the Tasmanians, who never committed adultery, are now extinct.

    W. Somerset Maugham
    6
  3. 8

    Death is a very dull, dreary affair, and my advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it.

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    8
  4. 7

    People who ask for your criticism want only praise.

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    9
  5. 6

    It's a funny thing about life: if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.

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    14
  6. 5

    I've always been interested in people, but I've never liked them.

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    15
  7. 4

    The unfortunate thing about this world is that the good habits are much easier to give up than the bad ones.

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    16
  8. 3

    The future will one day be the present and will seem as unimportant as the present does now.

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    16
  9. 2

    To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life.

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    21
  10. 1

    You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humor teaches tolerance.

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    37

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