A fool bolts pleasure, then complains of moral indigestion.
Minna Thomas Antrim (1861 - ?)
Source: Naked Truths and Veiled Illusions, 1901
Contributed by: Zaady
Smiles are the soul's kisses.
Source: Naked Truths and Veiled Illusions
Three failures denote uncommon strength. A weakling has not enough grit to fail thrice.
Some men act upon women like champagne; when they appear the women are sparkling and full of brilliance; when they leave the fair ones grow flat, stale, and most unprofitable companions.
The drama of life begins with a wail and ends with a sigh.
Enthusiasms, like stimulants, are often affected by people with small mental ballast.
An epigram is a flashlight of a truth; a witticism, truth laughing at itself.
Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills.
Between flattery and admiration there often flows a river of contempt.
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