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A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people's patience.
- John Updike

A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people's patience.
- John Updike


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Quotation Posthumous charities are the very essence of selfishness, when bequeathed by those who. When alive, would not have contributed. - writer
Quotation Hence that general is skilful in attack whose opponent does not know what to defend; and he is skilful in defense whose opponent does not know what to attack. - writer
Quotation I prefer the most unfair peace to the most righteous war. - writer
Quotation Marriage is the torment of one, the felicity of two, the strife and enmity of three. - writer
Quotation Here is a pen and here is a pencil, here's a typewriter, here's a stencil, here's a list of today's appointments, and all the flies in all the ointments, the daily woes that a man endures - take them, George, they're yours! - writer
Quotation There is no self-delusion more fatal than that which makes the conscience dreamy with the anodyne of lofty sentiments, while the life is groveling and sensual. - writer