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It is only the unimaginative who ever invents. The true artist is known by the use he makes of what he annexes.


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Most modern calendars mar the sweet simplicity of our lives by reminding us that each day that passes is the anniversary of some perfectly uninteresting event.
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Whatever, in fact, is modern in our life we owe to the Greeks. Whatever is an anachronism is due to mediaevalism.
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Nothing looks so like innocence as an indiscretion.
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There is always something ridiculous about the emotions of people whom one has ceased to love.
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