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GEORGE JEAN NATHAN
American essayist, editor and critic "American Mercury"
(1882 - 1958)

A broken heart is a monument to a love that will never die; fulfillment is a monument to a love that is already on its deathbed.
      - [Love]

A life spent in constant labor is a life wasted, save a man be such a fool as to regard a fulsome obituary notice as ample reward.
      - [Ambition]

A man reserves his true and deepest love not for the species of woman in whose company he finds himself electrified and enkindled, but for that one in whose company he may feel tenderly drowsy.
      - [Love]

A man's wife is his compromise with the illusion of his first sweetheart.
      - [Wives]

Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.
      - [Voting]

Beauty makes idiots sad and wise men merry.
      - [Beauty]

I drink to make other people interesting.
      - [Drinking]

I have yet to find a man worth his salt in any direction who did not think of himself first and foremost.
      - [Self]

I only drink to make other people seem interesting.
      - [Drinking]

Love demands infinitely less than friendship.
      - [Love]

No man thinks clearly when his fists are clenched.
      - [Thinking]

Patriotism is often an arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles.
      - [Patriotism]

The path of sound credence is through the thick forest of skepticism.
      - [Credulity]

What passes for woman's intuition is often nothing more than man's transparency.
      - [Intuition]


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