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The Book of Quotations - I

Page VI

The superior man is distressed by the want of ability.
- Confucius

It is a great ability to conceal one's ability.
- La Rochefoucauld

Absence makes the heart grow fonder, 
Isle of beauty, fare thee well!
- Thomas Haynes

Life is jest, and all things show it;
I thought so once, but now I know it.
- John Gay

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