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"Aeneas carried his aged father on his back from the ruins of Troy and so do we all, whether we like it or not, perhaps even if we have never known them."

"Love is a springtime plant that perfumes everything with its hope, even the ruins to which it clings."

"Most of these alternative arrangements, so-called, arise out of the ruins of marriages, not as an improvement of old fashioned marriage."

"Science has nothing to be ashamed of even in the ruins of Nagasaki. The shame is theirs who appeal to other values than the human imaginative values which science has evolved."

"Jordan has a strange, haunting beauty and a sense of timelessness. Dotted with the ruins of empires once great, it is the last resort of yesterday in the world of tomorrow. I love every inch of it."

"How marriage ruins a man! It is as demoralizing as cigarettes, and far more expensive."

"Love is a springtime plant that perfumes everything with its hope, even the ruins to which it clings."

"We may be sure that out of the ruins of our capitalist civilization a new religion will emerge, just as Christianity emerged from the ruins of the Roman civilization."

"We climb to heaven most often on the ruins of our cherished plans, finding our failures were successes."

"False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports."

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