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Charles Dudley Warner

Charles Dudley Warner (September 12, 1829 – October 20, 1900) was an American essayist, novelist, and friend of Mark Twain, with whom he co-authored the novel The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today.

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The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than in its value.

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Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.

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A great artist can paint a great picture on a small canvas.

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Goodness comes out of people who bask in the sun, as it does out of a sweet apple roasted before the ...

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Women are not as sentimental as men, and are not so easily touched with the unspoken poetry of natur ...

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There is nothing that disgusts a man like getting beaten at chess by a woman.

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The stranger who receives the rare gift of human kindness holds its value in his heart forever.

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A cynic might suggest as the motto of modern life this simple legend-"just as good as the real.

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Hoeing in the garden on a bright, soft May day, when you are not obligated to, is nearly equal to th ...

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There is no moment of delight in any pilgrimage like the beginning of it.

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To poke a wood fire is more solid enjoyment than almost anything else in the world.

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Nothing shows one who his friends are like prosperity and ripe fruit.

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Happy is said to be the family which can eat onions together. They are, for the time being, separate ...

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What a man needs in gardening is a cast-iron back, with a hinge in it.

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“One of the best things in the world to be is a boy; it requires no experience, but needs some pra ...

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