"It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating."
- Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

"The nice thing about egotists is that they don't talk about other people."
- Lucille S. Harper

"He who hesitates is a damned fool."
- Mae West (1892-1980)

"The graveyards are full of indispensable men."
- Charles de Gaulle (1890-1970)

"If women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning."
- Aristotle Onassis (1906-1975)

"Sometimes a scream is better than a thesis."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

"I have an existential map; it has 'you are here' written all over it."
- Steven Wright

"I have read your book and much like it."
- Moses Hadas (1900-1966)

"Too many pieces of music finish too long after the end."
- Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)

"I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to."
- Elvis Presley (1935-1977)

"Show me a sane man and I will cure him for you."
- Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1961)

"Few things are harder to put up with than a good example."
- Mark Twain (1835-1910)

"Happiness is good health and a bad memory."
- Ingrid Bergman (1917-1982)

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