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Thursday, 23 November 2017
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"The slight that can be conveyed in a glance, in a gracious smile, in a wave of the hand, is often the knee plus ultra of art. What insult is so keen or so keenly felt, as the polite insult which it is impossible to resent?" (Kavanagh, Julia - Insults)

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Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist -- it reduces him to his fighting weight. - (Billings, Josh - Adversity)
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Advice is like castor oil, easy to give, but dreadful to take. - (Billings, Josh - Advice)
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Most people when they come to you for advice, come to have their own opinions strengthened, not corrected. - (Billings, Josh - Advice)
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I have never known a person to live to be one hundred and be remarkable for anything else. - (Billings, Josh - Age and Aging)
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In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us. - (Billings, Josh - Age and Aging)
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A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself. - (Billings, Josh - Animals)
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The thinner the ice, the more anxious is everyone to see whether it will bear. - (Billings, Josh - Anxiety)
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It is better to know nothing than to know what ain't so. - (Billings, Josh - Attitude)
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Wisdom has never made a bigot, but learning has. - (Billings, Josh - Bigotry)
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There's a great power in words, if you don't hitch too many of them together. - (Billings, Josh - Brevity)
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The happiest time in a man's life is when he is in the red hot pursuit of a dollar with a reasonable prospect of overtaking it. - (Billings, Josh - Business)
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I have lived in this world just long enough to look carefully the second time into things that I am the most certain of the first time. - (Billings, Josh - Certainty)
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Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done. - (Billings, Josh - Common Sense)
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Reason often makes mistakes, but conscience never does. - (Billings, Josh - Conscience)
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Don't take the bull by the horns, take him by the tail; then you can let go when you want to. - (Billings, Josh - Control)
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