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The biggest fool in the world is he who merely does his work supremely well, without attending to appearance.

The biggest fool in the world is he who merely does his work supremely well, without attending to appearance.

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There is a sort of veteran woman of condition, who, having lived always in the grand monde, and having possibly read more

There is a sort of veteran woman of condition, who, having lived always in the grand monde, and having possibly had some gallantries, together with the experience of five and twenty or thirty years, form a young fellow better than all the rules that can be given him. Wherever you go, make some of those women your friends; which a very little matter will do. Ask their advice, tell them your doubts or difficulties as to your behavior; but take great care not to drop one word of their experience; for experience implies age, and the suspicion of age, no woman, let her be ever so old, ever forgives.

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I am glad that I paid so little attention to good advice; had I abided by it I might have read more

I am glad that I paid so little attention to good advice; had I abided by it I might have been saved from some of my most valuable mistakes.

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The shortest distance between two points is under construction.

The shortest distance between two points is under construction.

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Advice: the smallest current coin.

Advice: the smallest current coin.

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The much vaunted male logic isn't logical, because they display prejudices -- against half the human race -- that are read more

The much vaunted male logic isn't logical, because they display prejudices -- against half the human race -- that are considered prejudices according to any dictionary definition.

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Never wrestle with a strong man nor bring a rich man to court.

Never wrestle with a strong man nor bring a rich man to court.

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You cannot make a revolution with silk gloves.

You cannot make a revolution with silk gloves.

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It may be that the race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong -- but read more

It may be that the race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong -- but that is the way to bet.

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