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Three Failures denote uncommon strength. A weakling has not enough grit to fail thrice.

Minna Antrim
Minna Antrim (1861-1950) American epigrammatist, writer
At the Sign of the Golden Calf (1905)
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Added on 15-Oct-21 | Last updated 15-Oct-21
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To jest at physical deformities is to prove Yourself Unfit to breathe the air of Decency.

Minna Antrim
Minna Antrim (1861-1950) American epigrammatist, writer
Don’ts for Bachelors and Old Maids (1908)
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Added on 29-Oct-21 | Last updated 29-Oct-21
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Debt is the sort of Bedfellow who is forever pulling all the Covers his way.

Minna Antrim
Minna Antrim (1861-1950) American epigrammatist, writer
Don’ts for Bachelors and Old Maids (1908)
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Added on 17-Sep-21 | Last updated 17-Sep-21
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Don’t be afraid to thank a servant. Do so quietly, but unmistakably, whenever thanks are in order.

Minna Antrim
Minna Antrim (1861-1950) American epigrammatist, writer
Don’ts for Bachelors and Old Maids (1908)
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Added on 5-Nov-21 | Last updated 5-Nov-21
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Better be known as a Rampant Iconoclast than as a sonorous Echo.

Minna Antrim
Minna Antrim (1861-1950) American epigrammatist, writer
Don’ts for Bachelors and Old Maids (1908)
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Added on 12-Nov-21 | Last updated 12-Nov-21
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The guest who deliberately wounds his Host strikes a Manacled Man.

Minna Antrim
Minna Antrim (1861-1950) American epigrammatist, writer
Don’ts for Bachelors and Old Maids (1908)
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Added on 19-Nov-21 | Last updated 19-Nov-21
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Never acquire the “all hands ’round” habit. Shake hands with your host, but a bow to the rest is sufficient.

Minna Antrim
Minna Antrim (1861-1950) American epigrammatist, writer
Don’ts for Bachelors and Old Maids (1908)
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Added on 3-Dec-21 | Last updated 3-Dec-21
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Don’t be a man of “Intentions.” The world gives a man credit only for his deeds and, often, not even for them.

Minna Antrim
Minna Antrim (1861-1950) American epigrammatist, writer
Don’ts for Bachelors and Old Maids (1908)
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Added on 10-Dec-21 | Last updated 10-Dec-21
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Don’t use the vulgaria’s patois. “Swell,” “Gent,” “Shine” and “Cop” are among his most common expressions.

Minna Antrim
Minna Antrim (1861-1950) American epigrammatist, writer
Don’ts for Bachelors and Old Maids (1908)
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Added on 17-Dec-21 | Last updated 17-Dec-21
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Don’t rush madly into Matrimony. Those who do are as mad to rush out.

Minna Antrim
Minna Antrim (1861-1950) American epigrammatist, writer
Don’ts for Bachelors and Old Maids (1908)
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Added on 24-Dec-21 | Last updated 24-Dec-21
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Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills.

Minna Antrim
Minna Antrim (1861-1950) American epigrammatist, writer
Naked Truth and Veiled Allusions (1901)
 
Added on 31-Mar-08 | Last updated 31-Mar-08
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An epigram is a flashlight of a truth; a witticism, truth laughing at itself.

Minna Antrim
Minna Antrim (1861-1950) American epigrammatist, writer
Naked Truth and Veiled Allusions (1901)
 
Added on 8-Apr-08 | Last updated 8-Apr-08
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The drama of life begins with a wail and ends with a sigh.

Minna Antrim
Minna Antrim (1861-1950) American epigrammatist, writer
Naked Truth and Veiled Allusions (1901)
 
Added on 30-Sep-08 | Last updated 30-Sep-08
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The very women who object to the morals of a notoriously beautiful actress, grow big with pride when an admirer suggests their marked resemblance to this stage beauty in physique.

Minna Antrim
Minna Antrim (1861-1950) American epigrammatist, writer
Naked Truth and Veiled Allusions (1901)
 
Added on 10-Sep-21 | Last updated 10-Sep-21
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Illusion is the dust the devil throws in the eyes of the foolish.

Minna Antrim
Minna Antrim (1861-1950) American epigrammatist, writer
Naked Truth and Veiled Allusions (1901)
 
Added on 27-Aug-21 | Last updated 27-Aug-21
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Man forgives woman anything save the wit to outwit him.

Minna Antrim
Minna Antrim (1861-1950) American epigrammatist, writer
Naked Truth and Veiled Allusions (1901)
 
Added on 3-Sep-21 | Last updated 3-Sep-21
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To laughter! The bright coinage of the bank of good will.

Minna Antrim
Minna Antrim (1861-1950) American epigrammatist, writer
Naked Truth and Veiled Allusions (1901)
 
Added on 1-Oct-21 | Last updated 1-Oct-21
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A fool bolts pleasure, then complains of moral indigestion.

Minna Antrim
Minna Antrim (1861-1950) American epigrammatist, writer
Naked Truth and Veiled Allusions (1902)
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Added on 28-Dec-23 | Last updated 28-Dec-23
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If you cannot be clever, be careful.

Minna Antrim
Minna Antrim (1861-1950) American epigrammatist, writer
Naked Truth and Veiled Illusions (1901)
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Added on 22-Jun-23 | Last updated 22-Jun-23
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At twenty, men love women; at forty, girls; at fifty, themselves.

Minna Antrim
Minna Antrim (1861-1950) American epigrammatist, writer
Phases, Mazes, and Crazes of Love (1904)
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Added on 22-Oct-21 | Last updated 22-Oct-21
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