If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend to be bad, it doesn't. Such is the astounding stupidity of optimism.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
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God's eternal laws are kind-and break the heart of stone.
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We do not see things as they are. We see them as we are.