Absences are a good influence in love and keep it bright and delicate.
Quote by Robert Louis Stevenson
The cruelest lies are often told in silence.
The Devil, can sometimes do a very gentlemanly thing.
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Vanity dies hard; in some obstinate cases it outlives the man.
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