Cara asks about memorizing quotes. How do you remember quotes you want to bring up in conversations? I give some solid tactics in this episode.

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“I am not young enough to know everything.”

“The truth is rarely pure and never simple.”

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”

“Those who find ugly meanings in beautiful things are corrupt without being charming. This is a fault. Those who find beautiful meanings in beautiful things are the cultivated. For these there is hope. They are the elect to whom beautiful things mean only Beauty. There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written. That is all.”

“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.”

“You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.”

“Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.”

“You can never be overdressed or overeducated.”

“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”

“I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying.”

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Music credit: Maurice Ravel’s String Quartet, 2nd movement, performed by the US Army Band.