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(About Charm, Past)

The one charm of the past is that it is the past.

("The Picture of Dorian Gray")


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You have not realized how I have developed. I was a schoolboy when you knew me. I am a man now. I have new passions new thoughts new ideas. I am different but you must not like me less. I am changed but you must always be my friend.
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Most men and women are forced to perform parts for which they have no qualification
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There seemed to be something tragic in a friendship so coloured by romance.
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I don't like novels that end happily. They depress me so much
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There is nothing so difficult to marry as a large nose.
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The best one can say of modern creative art is that it is just a little less vulgar than reality.
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Only truthful hands write true poems. I cannot see any basic difference between a handshake and a poem.
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Now if the harvest is over, And the world cold, Give me the bonus of laughter, As I lose hold.
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