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"Behind every exquisite thing that existed, there was something tragic."

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"The world has been made by fools that men should live in it."

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"No, I am not at all cynical, I have merely got experience, which, however, is very much the same thing."

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"To love yourself is the start of a lifetime romance."

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"Passion makes one think in a circle."

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"LORD ILLINGWORTH: The Book of Life begins with a man and a woman in a garden. / MRS. ALLONBY: It ends with Revelations."

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"Mr. Henry James writes fiction as if it were a painful duty."

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"Intellectual generalities are always interesting, but generalities in morals mean absolutely nothing."

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"Political life at Washington is like political life in a suburban vestry."

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"Wordsworth went to the Lakes, but he was never a lake poet. He found in stones the sermons he had already hidden there."

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