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5 Famous Quotes by Leo Rosten
4/11/1908 - 2/19/1997
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Leo Calvin Rosten
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Proverbs often contradict one another, as any reader soon discovers. The sagacity that advises us to look before we leap promptly warns us that if we hesitate we are lost; that absence makes the heart grow fonder, but out of sight, out of mind.

Quotations Quotes, by Leo Rosten

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I came to believe it not true that "the coward dies a thousand deaths, the brave man only one." I think it is the other way around: It is the brave who die a thousand deaths. For it is imagination, and not just conscience, which doth make cowards of us all. Those who do not know fear are not truly brave.

Fear Quotes, by Leo Rosten

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Hope is ambiguous, but fear is precise.

Fear Quotes, by Leo Rosten

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If you are going to do something wrong, at least enjoy it.

Inspirational Quotes, by Leo Rosten

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I learned that it is the weak who are cruel, and that gentleness is to be expected only from the strong.

Inspirational Quotes, by Leo Rosten

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