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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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A good memory and a tongue tied in the middle is a combination which gives immortality to conversation.
~ Mark Twain - [Conversation]

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An American cannot converse, but he can discuss, and his talk falls into a dissertation. He speaks to you as if he was addressing a meeting; and if he should chance to become warm in the discussion, he will say ''Gentlemen'' to the person with whom he is conversing.
~ Alexis De Tocqueville - [Conversation]

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Conversation is an exercise of the mind; gossip is merely an exercise of the tongue.
~ Anonymous - [Conversation]

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Conversation should touch everything, but should concentrate itself on nothing.
~ Oscar Wilde - [Conversation]

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I always divide people into two groups. Those who live by what they know to be a lie, and those who live by what they believe, falsely, to be the truth.
~ Christopher Hampton - [Creeds]

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I believe that a man is converted when first he hears the low, vast murmur of life, of human life, troubling his hitherto unconscious self.
~ D. H. Lawrence - [Conversion]

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I did toy with the idea of doing a cook-book. The recipes were to be the routine ones: how to make dry toast, instant coffee, hearts of lettuce and brownies. But as an added attraction, at no extra charge, my idea was to put a fried egg on the cover. I think a lot of people who hate literature but love fried eggs would buy it if the price was right.
~ Groucho Marx - [Cooking]

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I don't even butter my bread; I consider that cooking.
~ Katherine Cebrian - [Cooking]

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I used to say: ''there is a God-shaped hole in me.'' For a long time I stressed the absence, the hole. Now I find it is the shape which has become more important.
~ Salman Rushdie - [Conversion]

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If cooking becomes an art form rather than a means of providing a reasonable diet, then something is clearly wrong.
~ Tom Jaine - [Cooking]

 

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