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Born: 1970-01-01
Profession: Writer
Nation: American
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The true adventurer goes forth aimless and uncalculating to meet and greet unknown fate.

Tags: Fate, Goes, True

There is one day that is ours. Thanksgiving Day is the one day that is purely American.

Tags: American, Ours

Love and business and family and religion and art and patriotism are nothing but shadows of words when a man's starving!

Tags: Family, Love, Religion

Life is made up of sobs, sniffles, and smiles, with sniffles predominating.

Tags: Life, Smiles

She plucked from my lapel the invisible strand of lint (the universal act of woman to proclaim ownership).

Tags: Act, She, Woman

We may achieve climate, but weather is thrust upon us.

Tags: Achieve, May, Weather

A straw vote only shows which way the hot air blows.

Tags: Hot, Shows, Vote

If man knew how women pass the time when they are alone, they'd never marry.

Tags: Funny, Time, Women

Inject a few raisins of conversation into the tasteless dough of existence.

Tags: Dough, Existence, Few

Whenever he saw a dollar in another man's hands he took it as a personal grudge, if he couldn't take it any other way.

Tags: Another, Personal, Took

Write what you like; there is no other rule.

Tags: Rule, Write

By nature and doctrines I am addicted to the habit of discovering choice places wherein to feed.

Tags: Choice, Nature, Places

If men knew how women pass the time when they are alone, they'd never marry.

Tags: Men, Time, Women

Turn up the lights. I don't want to go home in the dark.

Tags: Dark, Home, Turn

By rights you're a king. If I was you, I'd call for a new deal.

Tags: Call, Deal, Rights

East is East, and West is San Francisco, according to Californians. Californians are a race of people; they are not merely inhabitants of a State.

Tags: Race, State, West

It brings up happy old days when I was only a farmer and not an agriculturist.

Tags: Days, Happy, Old

It couldn't have happened anywhere but in little old New York.

Tags: Happened, Old, York

It is said that love makes the world go 'round - the announcement lacks verification. It's wind from the dinner horn that does it.

Tags: Love, Makes, Said

It'll be a great place if they ever finish it.

Tags: Finish, Great, Place

When one loves one's Art no service seems too hard.

Tags: Art, Hard, Service

Bohemia is nothing more than the little country in which you do not live. If you try to obtain citizenship in it, at once the court and retinue pack the royal archives and treasure and move away beyond the hills.

Tags: Away, Country, Try