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#1. Count no matron happy until she hath passed thirty, and hath not waxed fat. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#2. To take the world as one finds it - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#3. Without bigots, eccentrics, cranks and heretics the world would not progress. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#4. A woman findeth in her last lover much of her first love; but a man seeth his next-to-the-last love, alway. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#5. Men like to pursue an elusive woman like a cake of wet soap - even men who hate baths. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#6. A reproof entereth more into a woman of sense than an hundred compliments into a fool. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#7. The fear of women is the beginning of knowledge. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#8. If you wish to be positive, which means youthful, never speak of the past any more than you can help. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#9. Repeat not the manner of a flirtation; for lo, all the world shall hear of it, and women will taunt thee. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#10. To appreciate nonsense requires a serious interest in life. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#11. Every person has some splendid traits and if we confine our contacts so as to bring those traits into action, there is no need of ever being bored or irritated or indignant. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#12. If thou makest a statement concerning women, lo, she shall immediately try to disprove it straightway. She goeth by contraries. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#13. Maxims are like lawyers who must need to see but one side of the case. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#14. As the cat lapses into savagery by night, and barbarously explores the dark, so primal and titanic is a woman with the love madness. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#15. Son, heed my instruction, and apply thyself to know women; let thine eyes observe her when she is with another, for what she doeth with him, she will do with thee, also. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#16. My feet, they haul me Round the House, They hoist me up the Stairs; I only have to steer them, and They Ride me Everywheres. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#17. There is work that is work and there is play that is play; there is play that is work and work that is play. And in only one of these lies happiness. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#18. There are no roads in all Bohemia ! - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#19. In the mind of a woman, to give birth to a child is the short cut to omniscience. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#20. I have made believe so long that now I am quite sincere in my conviction that we can see pretty much whatever we look for; which should prove the desirability of searching for amusement and profit rather than for boredom and disillusion. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#21. Woo her not till thou hast seen her mother, for a score of years worketh wonders. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#22. When the waitress puts the dinner on the table, the old men look at the dinner. The young men look at the waitress. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#23. Imagination is like a lofty building reared to meet the sky; whereas fancy is a balloon that soars at the wind's will. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#24. The world is full of women, and the women full of wile; so that a man, if he goeth not warily withal, shall surely fall a prey thereunto. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#25. No man knoweth how another man maketh his love, for women tell not. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#26. Son, if a maiden love thee, thou shalt appear handsome in her sight; she shall praise thine eyes, and the corners of thy mouth, yea, she shall admire thy hands. Though thou wert even as the orangutan yet shall she paint thee with fancies. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#27. It was Matisse who took the first step into the undiscovered land of the ugly. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#28. There is indeed no such thing in life as absolute darkness; one's eyes revolt and hasten to fill the vacuum by floating in sparks, dream patterns, figures whimsical and figures grotesque, shifting and clad in complementary colors, to appease the indignant cups and rods of the retina. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#29. A maiden's first kiss cometh hard, yea, it is as the first olive out of a bottle, requiring much skill; but the rest are easy. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#30. Our bodies are apt to be our autobiographies. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#31. The old say, "I remember when." The young say, "What's the news?" - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#32. Can a woman entertain a man and a pet at the same time? I say unto thee, one of the twain shall suffer jealousy. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#33. Love endeth like the chianti flask, its drops are bitter. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#34. Style is doing things not in any way but in the best way. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#35. Her heart is older than her head; yea, her emotion is the mother of her reason - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#36. Many a maid have I won by a quarrel, when flattery was in no wise helpful; but take heed that thou art in the wrong, so that thou mayest acknowledge thine error. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#37. A wedding in haste is worth two at leisure. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#38. Old friends, we say, are best, when some sudden disillusionment shakes our faith in a new comrade. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#39. To make fun of a person to his face is a brutal way of amusing one's self; be delicate and cunning, and keep your laugh in your sleeve, lest you frighten away your game. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#40. Seek one woman whom thou canst trust, and to her who lovest thee best, tell thy secrets. She will deliver thee from the hands of strange women, she will expose their craft; and of her who flattereth thee, will she make known the reason. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#41. The temptation to vivify the tale and make it walk abroad on its own legs is hard to deny. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#42. Book-hunters are the most determined and interesting collectors in the world. I know of no passion to equal it. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#43. A woman and a mouse, they carry a tale wherever they go. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#44. Thinking a smile all the time will keep your face youthful. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#45. If in the last few years you haven't discarded a major opinion or acquired a new one, check your pulse. You may be dead - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#46. Verily, men do foolish things thoughtlessly, knowing not why; but no woman doeth aught without a reason. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#47. My son, beware of a plain damsel who charmeth thee, for she needeth much wile, and useth diverse weapons. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#48. Ah, yes! I wrote the "Purple Cow" - I'm sorry, now, I wrote it! But I can tell you anyhow, I'll kill you if you quote it! - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#49. Some women are to be captured by storm and some taken by siege; yet if there be not a traitor in her heart that shall deliver up the garrison, thou shalt not prevail over her. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#50. I never saw a purple cow;
I never hope to see one;
But I can tell you, anyhow,
I'd rather see than be one. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#51. Tell not thy previous loves to a woman, lest she also telleth thee hers. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#52. Beware of a woman who signeth not her name to her letters; she will bear watching, aye, she hath a past. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#53. Most women have all other women as adversaries; most men have all other men as their allies. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#54. It is in the blood of genius to love play for its own sake, and whether one uses one's skill on thrones or women, swords or pens, gold or fame, the game's the thing. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#55. As the dog becomes thoroughbred in the laws of clan and caste; obedient, fraternal and loyal; so is the man who accepts the gentleman's code. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#56. A good woman would rather be the mother of a genius than the wife of a hero - Author: Gelett Burgess
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#57. Love is only chatter, friends are all that matter. - Author: Gelett Burgess
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