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Gay shlafen: Yiddish for "go to sleep". Now doesn't "gay shlafen" have a softer, more soothing sound than the harsh, staccato "go to sleep"? Listen to the difference: "Go to sleep, you little wretch!" ... "Gay shlafen, darling." Obvious, isn't

Shirley


When a fellow says, "It ain't the money but the principle of the thing," it's the money.

Shirley Hazzard


A woman who is unfaithful deserves to be shot.

Shirley Jackson


Why attack God? He may be as miserable as we are.

Temple Shirley





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Beware of mathematicians and all those who make empty prophecies. The danger already exists that the mathematicians have made covenant with the devil to darken the spirit and to confine man in the bonds of hell.
Augustine St.

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