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  • 171.
    Old and young disbelieve one another's truths.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Sixth Selection, New York (1989).
  • 172.
    The flesh of past lovers looks both familiar and strange.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Tenth Selection, New York (1992).
  • 173.
    When Medusa looks in the mirror, she sees the Lady of Sorrows.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Third Selection, New York (1986).

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  • 174.
    We sometimes find truth, but more often it finds us.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Thirteenth Selection, New York (1994).

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  • 175.
    Life is the risk we cannot refuse.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Thirteenth Selection, New York (1994).

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  • 176.
    Weakness is a better teacher than strength. Weakness must learn to understand the obstacles that strength brushes aside.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Twelfth Selection, New York (1993).

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  • 177.
    A dense undergrowth of extension cords sustains my upper world of lights, music, and machines of comfort.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eighth Selection, New York (1991).

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  • 178.
    Talk about yourself as much as you like, but do not expect others to listen.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eleventh Selection, New York (1993).
  • 179.
    Most reputations are not ruined but forgotten.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eleventh Selection, New York (1993).
  • 180.
    Originality is in the eye of the beholder.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fifth Selection, New York (1988).
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