Quotations From MASON COOLEY

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  • 191.
    "Know thyself"? A recipe for a life of embarrassments and regrets.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Second Selection, New York (1985).

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  • 192.
    The Puritan sours his pleasures by disguising them as duties.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Seventh Selection, New York (1990).
  • 193.
    To be sexy, nudes need a little underwear.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Sixth Selection, New York (1989).
  • 194.
    Deconstruction glorifies the critic, humiliates the author, and makes the reader wonder why he bothered.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Ninth Selection, New York (1992).
  • 195.
    Tennyson: his melancholy made his fortune.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, New York (1984).
  • 196.
    When lying to someone, look him straight in the eye.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Ninth Selection, New York (1992).
  • 197.
    A laughing Lear would be monstrous. Not so a laughing Romeo and Juliet.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Second Selection, New York (1985).
  • 198.
    In love, self-love is always at risk.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Seventh Selection, New York (1990).

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  • 199.
    Talk shows are proof that conversation is dead.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Sixth Selection, New York (1989).
  • 200.
    A sheep who goes looking for a wolf is sure to find one.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Tenth Selection, New York (1992).
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