Oscar Firkins

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Oscar Firkins

All men love peace in their armchairs after dinner; but they disbelieve the other nations's professions, rightly measuring its sincerity by their own.More Oscar Firkins [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Humor is not a postscript or an incidental afterthought; it is a serious and weighty part of the world's economy. One feels increasingly the height of the faculty in which it arises, the nobility of things associated with it, and the greatness of services it renders. - Oscar Firkins: Memoirs and Letters.More Oscar Firkins [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
All men love peace in their armchairs after dinner; but they disbelieve the other nations's professions, rightly measuring its sincerity by their own. - Oscar Firkins: Memoirs and Letters.More Oscar Firkins [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If our friends' idealizations of us need the corrective of our own experience, it may be true also that our own sordid view of our lives needs the corrective of our friends' idealizations.More Oscar Firkins [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Humour is not a postscript or an incidental afterthought - rather it is a serious and weighty part of the world's economy.More Oscar Firkins [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The strictly logical mind is usually if not always at fault in its valuations of that defiantly illogical thing known as human nature.More Oscar Firkins [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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