Wit & Wis­dom

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“Men who are un­happy,

like men who sleep badly, are al­ways proud

of the fact.”

Philoso­pher Bertrand Rus­sell,

quoted in The New Yorker

“To love or to have loved is enough. Don’t ask

for any­thing more.”

Vic­tor Hugo, quoted in the

Fi­nan­cial Times

“Man’s char­ac­ter

is his fate.”

Greek philoso­pher Her­a­cli­tus, quoted in Na­tion­alRe­view.com

“We never fall twice into

the same abyss.

But we al­ways fall the same way, in a mix­ture of

ridicule and dread.”

French nov­el­ist Éric Vuil­lard, quoted in The­Guardian.com

“Re­venge may be wicked,

but it’s nat­u­ral.”

Wil­liam Make­peace Thack­eray,

quoted in Bus­tle.com

“Cen­sor­ship is the strong­est drive in

hu­man na­ture; sex is a weak sec­ond.”

Jour­nal­ist Phil Kerby, quoted in WGBH.org

“Suc­cess is hav­ing to worry about ev­ery damn thing in the world,

ex­cept money.”

Johnny Cash, quoted in the Lex­ing­ton, Ky., Her­ald-Leader

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