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Wit & Wisdom

From Samuel Butler, Truman Capote, Leszek Kolakowski, Chris Rock, Baltasar Gracián, Mark Twain, Carl Jung

“All of the animals except man know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it.”Samuel Butler, quoted in Forbes.com    “Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” Truman Capote, quoted in The Sacramento Bee

“A modern philosopher who has never once suspected himself of being a charlatan must be such a shallow mind that his work is probably not worth reading.”Philosopher Leszek Kolakowski, quoted in the London Daily Telegraph

“You can either be married and bored or single and lonely.”Chris Rock, quoted in the McAllen, Texas, Monitor

“Good things, when short, are twice as good.”Writer Baltasar Gracián, quoted in The San Diego Union-Tribune

“There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist.”Mark Twain, quoted in the Tallahassee Democrat

“Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.”Carl Jung, quoted in the Memphis Commercial Appeal

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