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From Twyla Tharp, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Gene Simmons, Alan King, Helen Rowland, Jean Genet, Julius Caesar, Thomas Carlyle

“Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.” Twyla Tharp, quoted in the Toronto Globe and Mail

“Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over.”F. Scott Fitzgerald, quoted in the Montreal Gazette

“Life is too short to have anything but delusional notions about yourself.”Rock star Gene Simmons, quoted in the Detroit Free Press

“Marriage is nature’s way of keeping us from fighting with strangers.”Comedian Alan King, quoted in the London Telegraph

“To be happy with a man, you must understand him a lot and love him a little. To be happy with a woman, you must love her a lot and not try to understand her at all.”Helen Rowland, quoted in the Associated Press

“Worse than not realizing the dreams of your youth, would be to have been young and never dreamed at all.”Jean Genet, quoted in the Associated Press

“Experience is the teacher of all things.”Julius Caesar, quoted in the Monroe, La., News Star

“Speech is of time, silence is of eternity.”Thomas Carlyle, quoted in United Press International

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