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  • ... the chief thing I learnt at school was how to tell lies.

  • Every era of renaissance has come out of new freedoms for peoples. The coming renaissance will be greater than any in human history, for this time all the peoples of the earth will share in it.

  • By the very fact of public life, one seems to lose humanity in people's eyes.

  • A right which goes unrecognized by anybody is not worth very much.

  • ... it is the way of lovers to think that none can bless or succour their love but their own selves. And there is a touch of truth in it, maybe more than a touch.

  • ... solitude is that human situation in which I keep myself company. Loneliness comes about when I am alone without being able to split up into the two-in-one, without being able to keep myself company ...

  • Sex, to Eileen, is basically what you do to avoid an argument.

  • Particular lies may speak a general truth.