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For an actress to be a success, she must have the face of Venus, the brains of a Minerva, the read more

For an actress to be a success, she must have the face of Venus, the brains of a Minerva, the grace of Terpsichore, the memory of a Macaulay, the figure of Juno, and the hide of a rhinoceros.

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Even though you know a thousand things, ask the man who knows one.

Even though you know a thousand things, ask the man who knows one.

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There could be no honor in a sure success, but much might be wrested from a sure defeat.

There could be no honor in a sure success, but much might be wrested from a sure defeat.

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These are days when no one should rely unduly on his "competence." Strength lies in improvisation. All the decisive blows read more

These are days when no one should rely unduly on his "competence." Strength lies in improvisation. All the decisive blows are struck left-handed.

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If you can keep your head about you when all about you are losing theirs, its just possible you haven't read more

If you can keep your head about you when all about you are losing theirs, its just possible you haven't grasped the situation.

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Humans have the ability to shift perspective. We can experience the world through our senses. Or we can remove ourselves read more

Humans have the ability to shift perspective. We can experience the world through our senses. Or we can remove ourselves from our senses and experience the world even less directly. We can think about our life, rather than thinking in our life. We can think about what we think about our life, and we can think about what we think about that. We can shift perceptual positions many times over.

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You have to believe in God before you can say there are things that man was not meant to know. read more

You have to believe in God before you can say there are things that man was not meant to know. I don't think there's anything man wasn't meant to know. There are just some stupid things that people shouldn't do.

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Smile when it hurts most.

Smile when it hurts most.

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He that can heroically endure adversity will bear prosperity with equal greatest of the soul; for the mind that cannot read more

He that can heroically endure adversity will bear prosperity with equal greatest of the soul; for the mind that cannot be dejected by the former is not likely to be transported without the latter.

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