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Beauty
Engrave this Quote The loveliest face in all the world will not please you if you see it suddenly eye to eye, at a distance of half an inch from your own.
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-Max Beerbohm, Zuleika Dobson
Conscience
Engrave this Quote The Non-Conformist Conscience makes cowards of us all.
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-Max Beerbohm
Education
Engrave this Quote I was a modest, good-humored boy. It is Oxford that has made me insufferable.
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Genius
Engrave this Quote Men of genius are not quick judges of character. Deep thinking and high imagining blunt that trivial instinct by which you and I size people up.
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-Max Beerbohm
Greatness & Great Things
Engrave this Quote The dullard's envy of brilliant men is always assuaged by the suspicion that they will come to a bad end.
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-Max Beerbohm
History
Engrave this Quote To give an accurate and exhaustive account of that period would need a far less brilliant pen than mine.
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Laughter
Engrave this Quote Nobody ever died of laughter.
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Mankind, Man
Engrave this Quote Mankind is divisible into two great classes: hosts and guests.
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Mediocrity
Engrave this Quote Only mediocrity can be trusted to be always at its best.
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Music
Engrave this Quote She was one of those people who said I don't know anything about music, but I know what I like.
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Nonsense
Engrave this Quote Good sense about trivialities is better than nonsense about things that matter.
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Portraits
Engrave this Quote It seems to be a law of nature that no man, unless he has some obvious physical deformity, ever is loth to sit for his portrait.
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-Max Beerbohm
Sacrifice
Engrave this Quote No fine work can be done without concentration and self-sacrifice and toil and doubt.
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Sports
Engrave this Quote How many charming talents have been spoiled by the instilled desire to do 'important' work! Some people are born to lift heavy weights. Some are born to juggle with golden balls.
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Success & Failure
Engrave this Quote There is much to be said for failure. It is much more interesting than success.
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Vanity
Engrave this Quote To say that a man is vain means merely that he is pleased with the effect he produces on other people. A conceited man is satisfied with the effect he produces on himself.
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-Max Beerbohm, Quia Imperfection And Even Now (1920)

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