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Summary

Agnes Repplier was a famous Writer from USA, who lived between April 1, 1855 and November 15, 1950.

Biography

She was an American essayist born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her essays are esteemed for their scholarship and wit.

Zodiac etc.

She is born under the zodiac aries, who is known for Active, Demanding, Determined, Effective, Ambitious. Our collection contains 27 quotes who is written / told by Agnes, under the main topics: Happiness, Humor, Pet.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agnes_Repplier

Famous quotes by Agnes Repplier (27)


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"There are few nudities so objectionable as the naked truth"
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"Laughter springs from the lawless part of our nature"
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"It is not what we learn in conversation that enriches us. It is the elation that comes of swift contact with tingling currents of thought"
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"Humor brings insight and tolerance. Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding"
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"It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere"
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"It is in his pleasure that a man really lives; it is from his leisure that he constructs the true fabric of self"
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"It is impossible for a lover of cats to banish these alert, gentle, and discriminating friends, who give us just enough of their regard and complaisance to make us hunger for more"
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"Conversation between Adam and Eve must have been difficult at times because they had nobody to talk about"
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"We cannot really love anyone with with whom we never laugh"
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"There is always a secret irritation about a laugh into which we cannot join"
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"Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their earthly pedestals"
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"Edged tools are dangerous things to handle, and not infrequently do much hurt"
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"A kitten is chiefly remarkable for rushing about like mad at nothing whatever, and generally stopping before it gets there"
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"People who cannot recognize a palpable absurdity are very much in the way of civilization"
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"It has been well said that tea is suggestive of a thousand wants, from which spring the decencies and luxuries of civilization"
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"Democracy forever teases us with the contrast between its ideals and its realities, between its heroic possibilities and its sorry achievements"
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"The diseases of the present have little in common with the diseases of the past save that we die of them"
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"It has been wisely said that we cannot really love anybody at whom we never laugh"
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"It is as impossible to withhold education from the receptive mind, as it is impossible to force it upon the unreasoning"
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"The tourist may complain of other tourists, but he would be lost without them"
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"The thinkers of the world should by rights be guardians of the world's mirth"
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"The clear-sighted do not rule the world, but they sustain and console it"
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"It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere"
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"Humor brings insight and tolerance. Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding"
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"Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their earthly pedestals"
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"A kitten is chiefly remarkable for rushing about like mad at nothing whatever, and generally stopping before it gets there"
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"It is impossible for a lover of cats to banish these alert, gentle, and discriminating friends, who give us just enough of their regard and complaisance to make us hunger for more"


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