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Booth Tarkington Quotes

This is a boys lot: anything he does, anything whatever, may afterward turn out to have been a crime - he never knows. And punishment and clemency are alike inexplicable.
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There aren't any old times. When times are gone they're not old, they're dead! There aren't any times but new times!

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We debate sometimes what is to be the future of this nation when we think that in a few years public affairs may be in the hands of the fin-de-siecle gilded youths we see about us during the Christmas holidays. Such foppery, such luxury, such insolence,was surely never practiced by the scented, overbearing patricians of the Palatine, even in Rome's most decadent epoch. In all the wild orgy of wastefulness and luxury with which the nineteenth century reaches its close, the gilded youth has been surely the worst symptom.

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An ideal wife is any woman who has an ideal husband.

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So long as we can lose any happiness, we possess some.

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He had not yet learned that the only safe male rebuke to a scornful female is to stay away from her - especially if that is what she desires.

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Take your work seriously but never take yourself seriously and do not take what happens either to yourself or your work seriously.

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