An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





Living en famille provides the strongest motives for rudeness combined with the maximum opportunity for displaying it.


Quentin Crisp (1908-1999, British author)


One of the weaknesses in the cooperative is that it has never been sufficiently leavened by the imagination. This is a quick-silver faculty, and likely to be a cause of worry to any collective settlement.


Edward Dahlberg (1900-1977, American author, critic)


Do you think your mother and I should have lived comfortably so long together, if ever we had been married? Baggage!


John Gay (1688-1732, British playwright, poet)


There would be no society if living together depended upon understanding each other.


Eric Hoffer (1902-1983, American author, philosopher)


Come live with me, and be my love, and we will all the pleasures prove.


Christopher Marlowe (1564-1593, British dramatist, poet)


In the old days, one married a wife; now one forms a company with a female partner, or moves in to live with a friend. And then one seduces the partner, or defiles the friend.


August J. Strindberg (1849-1912, Swedish dramatist, novelist, poet)


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