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  • We should not think of conversion as the acceptance of a particular creed, but as a change of heart.

  • Elegance has a bad effect on my constitution.

  • ... if the Republicans don't bring prosperity, who on earth is going to?

  • ... he asked no better revenge than a reply — and arrayed in his own mind a whole battalion of arguments, and a light armed troop of sneers.

  • Years flowed in and flowed out of his mind like tides, leaving pools of memories full of small living things.

  • He had the Gaelic gayety and melancholy, like the streaks of fat and lean in Irish bacon.

  • Some of the qualities that go into making a good reporter — aggressiveness, a certain sneakiness, a secretive nature, nosiness, the ability to find out that which someone wants hidden, the inability to take 'no' with any sort of grace, a taste for gossip, rudeness, a fair disdain for what people will think of you and an occasional and calculated disregard for rules — are also qualities that go into making a very antisocial human being.

  • A man at his desk in a room with a closed door is a man at work. A woman at a desk in any room is available.