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'Absence' that common cure of love.
~ Miguel de Cervantes | ( Spanish novelist ) | 1547-1616 | Absence
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'Tis a dainty thing to command, though 'twere but a flock of sheep.
~ Miguel de Cervantes | ( Spanish novelist ) | 1547-1616 | Leadership
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'Tis the maddest trick a man can ever play in his whole life, to let his breath sneak out of his body without any more ado, and without so much as a rap o'er the pate, or a kick of the guts; to go out like the snuff of a farthing candle, and die merely of the mulligrubs, or the sullens.
~ Miguel de Cervantes | ( Spanish novelist ) | 1547-1616 | Death
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'Tis the only comfort of the miserable to have partners in their woes.
~ Miguel de Cervantes | ( Spanish novelist ) | 1547-1616 | Misery
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A bad review is even less important than whether it is raining in Patagonia.
~ Iris Murdoch | ( British novelist and philosopher. ) | 1919-1999 | Criticism
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A book is a version of the world. If you do not like it, ignore it; or offer your own version in return.
~ Salman Rushdie | ( Anglo-Indian novelist. ) | 1948-? | Books
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A boy's story is the best that is ever told.
~ Charles Dickens | ( British novelist. ) | 1812-1870 | Youth
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A caricature is putting the face of a joke on the body of a truth.
~ Joseph Conrad | ( British novelist. ) | 1857-1924 | Humor
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A day wasted on others is not wasted on one's self.
~ Charles Dickens | ( British novelist. ) | 1812-1870 | Time
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A good heart will help you to a bonny face, my lad and a bad one will turn the bonniest into something worse than ugly.
~ Emily Bronte | (British novelist and poet. ) | 1818-1848 | Goodness
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A good man often appears gauche simply because he does not take advantage of the myriad mean little chances of making himself look stylish. Preferring truth to form, he is not constantly at work upon the façade of his appearance.
~ Iris Murdoch | ( British novelist and philosopher. ) | 1919-1999 | Appearance
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A just cause is not ruined by a few mistakes.
~ Fyodor Dostoyevsky | ( Russian writer of novels. ) | 1821-1881 | Purpose
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A little kingdom I possess, where thoughts and feelings dwell; And very hard the task I find of governing it well. Self-control Conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long; even if it is, the consciousness of possessing and using it well should satisfy one, and the great charm of all power is modesty. Modesty Stay is a charming word in a friend's vocabulary.
~ Louisa May Alcott | (American novelist ) | 1832-1888 | Friendship
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A loving heart is the truest wisdom.
~ Charles Dickens | ( British novelist. ) | 1812-1870 | Love
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A man is a worker. If he is not that he is nothing.
~ Joseph Conrad | ( British novelist. ) | 1857-1924 | Work
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A man must eat a peck of salt with his friend, before he knows him.
~ Miguel de Cervantes | ( Spanish novelist ) | 1547-1616 | Friendship
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A man that is born falls into a dream like a man who falls into the sea. If he tries to climb out into the air as inexperienced people endeavor to do, he drowns.
~ Joseph Conrad | ( British novelist. ) | 1857-1924 | Dreams
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A man's moral conscience is the curse he had to accept from the gods in order to gain from them the right to dream.
~ William Faulkner | ( American novelist and short-story writer. ) | 1897-1962 | Conscience
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A noble man compares and estimates himself by an idea which is higher than himself; and a mean man, by one lower than himself. The one produces aspiration; the other ambition, which is the way in which a vulgar man aspires.
~ Joseph Conrad | ( British novelist. ) | 1857-1924 | Ambition
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A person who has not done one half his day's work by ten o clock, runs a chance of leaving the other half undone.
~ Emily Bronte | (British novelist and poet. ) | 1818-1848 | Work
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A woman must be a genius to create a good husband.
~ Honore de Balzac | ( French novelist. ) | 1799-1850 | Marriage
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