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#1. Men demand everything and are not satisfied until sex blinds them into thinking they have got it. - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#2. When did the word 'temperament' come into fashion with us? Perhaps it came in when we discovered that artists were human beings. - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#3. Society, by insisting on conventions, has merely insisted on certain convenient signs by which we may know that a man is considering, in daily life, the comfort of other people. - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#4. The only glory most of us have to hope for is the glory of being normal. - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#5. Funny how people despise platitudes, when they are usually the truest thing going. A thing has to be pretty true before it gets to be a platitude ... - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#6. Frenchwomen could not dress like Englishwomen without conviction of sin. - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#7. The more we recruit from immigrants who bring no personal traditions with them, the more America is going to ignore the things of the spirit. No one whose consuming desire is either for food or for motor-cars is going to care about culture, or even know what it is. - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#8. For never doubt that those souls who live least by the flesh feel themselves most defiled by its defilement. - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#9. Culture' means a long receptivity to things of the mind and the spirit. - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#10. The imagination can be happy in places where the whole man is not. - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#11. Many of us do not believe in capital punishment, because thus society takes from a man what society cannot give. - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#12. If we have a dollar to spend on some wild excess, we shall spend it on a book, not on asparagus out of season. - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#13. Individual freedom and individual equality cannot co-exist. I dare say no one since Thomas Jefferson has really believed it. - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#14. Democracy always makes for materialism, because the only kind of equality that you can guarantee to a whole people is, broadly speaking, physical. - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#15. Some of the men and women who will not say in so many words the thing which is not, will deliberately give a false impression. They are not the servants of truth; they are the parasites of truth. - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#16. There are inquiries which are a sort of moral burglary. - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#17. The principle of fashion is ... the principle of the kaleidoscope. A new year can only bring us a new combination of the same elements; and about once in so often we go back and begin again. - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#18. I have looked warily at anthropologists ever since the day when I went to hear a great Greek scholar lecture on the Iliad, and listened for an hour to talk about bull-roarers and leopard-societies. - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#19. You can bear anything if it is not your fault. - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#20. We put [young children] into kindergarten where their reasoning powers are ruined; or, if we can afford it, we buy Montessori outfits that were invented for semi-imbeciles in Italian slums; or we send them to outdoor schools and give them prizes for sleeping. - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#21. It is not permissible to lie merely to save one's face. But it is sometimes permissible to lie to save another person's face ... - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#22. The great mistake of the reformers is to believe that life begins and ends with health, and that happiness begins and ends with a full stomach and the power to enjoy physical pleasures, even of the finer kind. - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#23. Nothing makes people so worthy of compliments as receiving them. One is more delightful for being told one is delightful-just as one is more angry for being told one is angry. - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#24. [Science] has challenged the super-eminence of religion; it has turned all philosophy out of doors except that which clings to its skirts; it has thrown contempt on all learning that does not depend on it; and it has bribed the skeptics by giving us immense material comforts. - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#25. You can be slum-born and slum-bred and still achieve something worth while; but it is a stupid inverted snobbishness to be proud of it. If one had a right to be proud of anything, it would be of a continued decent tradition back of one. - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#26. The aristocracy most widely developed in America is that of wealth. - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#27. There are only three things worthwhile
fighting, drinking, and making love. - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#28. I know exaggerators of both kinds: people whose lies are only picturesque adjectives, and people whose picturesque adjectives are only lies. - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#29. On the whole, I should say that the person who likes to lie should never, in any circumstances, be allowed to. Leave the lying to the people who hate it. You will not find them indulging often. - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#30. When the temperamental and unconventional people are not mere plagiarists of dead eccentrics, they lack, in almost every case, thehistoric sense. - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#31. It is a great mistake to confuse conventionality with simplicity ... it takes a good deal of intelligence and a great many inhibitions to follow a social code. - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#32. I have always, privately and humbly, thought it a pity that so good a word [as culture] should go out of the best vocabularies; for when you lose an abstract term, you are apt to lose the thing it stands for. - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#33. I nearly always find, when I ask a vegetarian if he is a socialist, or a socialist if he is a vegetarian, that the answer is in the affirmative. - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#34. The indiscreet questioner - and by indiscreet questions I mean questions which it is not conceivably a man's duty either to the community or to any individual to answer - is a marauder, and there is every excuse for treating him as such. - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#35. The very notion of tabu is one of the rightest notions in the world. Better any old tabu than none, for a man cannot be said to be"on the side of the stars" at all, unless he makes refusals. - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#36. The past is discredited because it is not modern. Not to be modern is the great sin. So, perhaps, it is. But every one has, in his day, been modern. And surely even modernity is a poor thing beside immortality. Since we must all die, is it not perhaps better to be a dead lion than a living dog? - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#37. If you are perfectly willing to shock an individual verbally, the next thing you will be doing is to shock him practically. - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#38. Do you see any majority, anywhere, in this imperfect and irreligious world, admitting that the minority is precious? That any minority is precious? - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#39. What passes for an original opinion is, generally, merely an original phrase. Old lamps for new - yes; but it is always the same oil in the lamp. - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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