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361 The truth has a million faces, but there is only one truth.
Hermann Hesse
362 The secret of a happy marriage remains a secret.
Henny Youngman
363 We are slow to believe that which if believed would hurt our feelings.
Ovid
364 Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
Voltaire
365 Birth and ancestry, and that which we have not ourselves achieved, we can scarcely call our own.
Ovid
366 Who would have known of Hector, if Troy had been happy? The road to valor is built by adversity.
Ovid
367 Marriage changes passion . . . suddenly you're in bed with a relative.
(unknown)
368 The moving finger writes; and having writ, moves on: nor all thy piety nor wit shall lure it back to cancel half a line; nor all thy tears, wash out a word of it.
Omar Khayyam
369 If you want to hide your face, walk naked.
(unknown)
370 There are many good people who are beneficially stimulated by some, but not all, manmade arrangements of colors and shapes on flat surfaces, essentially nonsense.
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
371 Religion can never reform mankind because religion is slavery.
Robert Green Ingersoll
372 He was a wise man who originated the idea of gods.
Euripides
373 Stupid ideas seem smarter when they come at you rapidly.
(unknown)
374 Your work is both true and original. Unfortunately, the parts that are true are not original, and the parts that are original are not true.
Edgar Allan Poe
375 The christian religion is a parody on the worship of the Sun, in which they put a man whom they call Christ, in the place of the Sun, and pay him the same adoration which was originally paid to the Sun.
Thomas Paine
376 To know recursion, you must first know recursion.
(unknown)
377 Never argue with an idiot. They'll bring you down to their level and beat you with experience.
(unknown)
378 Life is complex: it has real and imaginary parts.
(unknown)
379 Imagine the silence if everyone said only what they know.
(unknown)
380 The world is governed by very different personages from what is imagined by those who are not behind the scenes.
Benjamin Disraeli

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