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Wit & Wisdom

From Michel de Montaigne, Lord Bolingbroke, Iris Murdoch, Conan O’Brien, Eleanor Roosevelt, Frank Tyger, Carl Sandburg

“A man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears.”Michel de Montaigne, quoted in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“Experience is doubly defective; we are born too late to see the beginning, and we die too soon to see the end of many things.”18th-century statesman Lord Bolingbroke, quoted in The Wall Street Journal

“Falling out of love is chiefly a matter of forgetting how charming someone is.”Iris Murdoch, quoted in MSNBC.com

“There are few things more liberating in life than having your worst fear realized.”Conan O’Brien, quoted in the London Spectator

“The only advantage in not being too good a housekeeper is that your guests are so pleased to feel how very much better they are.”Eleanor Roosevelt, quoted in Real Simple

“Progress is not created by contented people.”Cartoonist Frank Tyger, quoted in Forbes.com

“There are people who want to be everywhere at once, and they get nowhere.”Carl Sandburg, quoted in the Associated Press

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