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Hilaire Belloc
When I am dead, I hope it is said, 'His sins were scarlet, but his books were read'.
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#Books And Reading

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The moment a man talks to his fellows he begins to lie.
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#English Poet #Man

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The grace of God is courtesy.
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#English Poet #Courtesy

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Cautionary Verses for Children
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#Children

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Oh! let us never, never doubt what nobody is sure about!
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#Doubt

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I am writing a book about the Crusades so dull that I can scarcely write it.
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#English Poet

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And mothers of large families (who claim common sense) will find a Tiger well repay the trouble and expense.
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#Common Sense

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The accursed power which stands on Privilege (And goes with Women, and Champagne, and Bridge) Broke - and Democracy resumed her reign: (Which goes with Bridge, and Women and Champagne).
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#Democracy

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Remote and ineffectual don.
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#Colleges And Universities

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All men have an instinct for conflict: at least, all healthy men
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#Conflict #Instinct

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Physicians of the Utmost Fame Were called at once; but when they came they murmured as they took their fees, "There is no cure for this disease
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#Physicians #Fame

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When I am dead, I hope it may be said: His sins were scarlet, but his books were read.
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#English Poet

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Be at the pains of putting down every single item of expenditure whatsoever every day which could possibly be twisted into a professional expense and remember to lump in all the doubtfuls.
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#Expenditure

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Money gives me pleasure all the time.
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#English Poet

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I have wandered all my life, and I have also traveled; the difference between the two being this, that we wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.
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#English Poet

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Is there no Latin word for Tea? Upon my soul, if I had known that I would have let the vulgar stuff alone.
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#English Poet

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It is sometimes necessary to lie damnably in the interests of the nation.
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#English Poet

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All men have an instinct for conflict: at least, all healthy men.
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#English Poet

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An institute run with such knavish imbecility that if it were not the work of God it would not last a fortnight.
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#English Poet

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Be content to remember that those who can make omelettes properly can do nothing else.
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#English Poet

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From quiet homes and first beginning,Out to the undiscovered ends,There's nothing worth the wear of winning,But laughter and the love of friends.
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#English Poet

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Oh, my friends, be warned by me, That breakfast, dinner, lunch and tea, Are all human frame requires.
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#English Poet

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Statistics are the triumph of the quantitative method, and the quantitative method is the victory of sterility and death.
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#English Poet

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May all my enemies go to hell, Noel, Noel, Noel, Noel
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#Christmas #Short

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When people call this beast to mind, They marvel more and more At such a little tail behind, So large a trunk before.
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#Short