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Wit & Wisdom

From William Hazlitt, Ethel Watts Mumford, Winston Churchill, Mark Kennedy, Elbert Hubbard, Sophia Loren, Iris Murdoch

“Nothing is more unjust or capricious than public opinion.”
William Hazlitt, quoted in Reason.com

“The greatest possession is self-possession.”
Author Ethel Watts Mumford, quoted in Real Simple

“You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.”
Winston Churchill, quoted in the Fort Worth, Texas, Business Press

“Nostalgia is the death of hope.”
Artist Mark Kennedy, quoted in the London Guardian

“We work to become, not to acquire.”
Author Elbert Hubbard, quoted in the Chicago Daily Herald

“Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.”
Sophia Loren, quoted in Vanity Fair

“We live in a fantasy world, a world of illusion. The great task in life is to find reality.”
Novelist Iris Murdoch, quoted in the Monterey County, Calif., Herald

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