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  • Advice ... is a habit-forming drug. You give a dear friend a bit of advice today, and next week you find yourself advising two or three friends, and the week after, a dozen, and the week following, crowds!

  • Love is fine for singing about and love songs are good to listen to, sometimes even to dance to. But when we need food for our stomachs and clothes for our backs, love is nothing. Ah my lady, the last man any woman should think of marrying is the man she loves.

  • Polite conversation is rarely either.

  • Professionally I felt like a horse running in the wrong race.

  • Style is the outward expresion of your inner self.

  • There's nothing in all the world as much fun as talk. When you're talking, that is, with the right person.

  • ... I said to myself — I'll paint what I see — what the flower is to me but I'll paint it big and they will be surprised into taking time to look at it — I will make even busy New Yorkers take time to see what I see of flowers.

  • ... oppression does not remain static. It carries the seed of its own destruction.