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Wit & Wisdom
From Samuel Beckett, Louise Glück, Earl Monroe, and more
 

“The creation of the world did not take place once and for all time, but takes place every day.”
Samuel Beckett, quoted in The Boston Globe

“We look at the world once, in childhood. The rest is memory.”
Louise Glück, quoted in Condé Nast Traveler

“Sport is the only
profession I know that when you retire, you have to go to work.”
Basketball great Earl Monroe, quoted in The Guardian (U.K.) 

“If you can convince yourself that you look fabulous, you can save yourself the trouble of primping.”
Andy Warhol, quoted in the Toronto Globe and Mail

“Start planning before you think you should.”
Martha Stewart, quoted in the Financial Times

“For every minute you are angry, you lose 60 seconds of happiness.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson, quoted in HuffingtonPost.com 

“True friends stab you in the front.”
Oscar Wilde, quoted in The New Yorker 

 

 

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