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Attributed to Anne Frank but this phrase wasn't found in her diary. Although, a similar Hindu proverb was found in the book "Catholic Morality: Selected Sayings and Some Account of Various Religions" (1915), p. 24: "Did anyone ever become poor by giving alms?"
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Often attributed to Benjamin Franklin, but the earliest occurrence of this quotation was found in a book from 20th century.
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Often misattributed to Mark Twain. Quoted in: The Baptist Observer: With Newsette Supplement: Journal of Indiana Baptist Convention. 1966-1969, Issue 7, Baptist observer, 1966
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Often attributed to Benjamin Franklin, but no substantial support was found for this attribution.
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This quote is often attributed to Samuel Johnson and also to Washington Irving. The earliest attribution found so far is to Dr. Samuel Johnson in: "Our Home Magazine and Mothers' Journal, Volume 6" (1841), p. 189. Earliest attribution to Irving found so far, in: "Gone before: being a manual of consolation for the bereaved, and a well of sympathy filled by H. Southgate" (1873), p. 232. This quote is probably apocryphal.
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Attributed to Sigmund Freud and also to Colette, but no reference for this quote has been found on their works.


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