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Rabindranath Tagore
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Variant translation: "For love is the ultimate meaning of everything around us. It is not a mere sentiment; it is truth; it is the joy that is at the root of all creation. " - Sadhana: The Realisation of Life (1913)
Abraham Lincoln
Source/Notes:
Letter to Edwin Stanton (14 July 1864). See John Hay (1890), Abraham Lincoln: A History.
Mark Twain
Source/Notes:
Attributed. Variation: "A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.". Also attributed to Winston Churchill
Oscar Wilde
Source/Notes:
As quoted in "Oscar Wilde: Reminiscences" by André Gide

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Life is a waste of wearisome hours, Which seldom the rose of enjoyment adorns, And the heart that is soonest awake to the flowers, Is always the first to be touch'd by the thorns.

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