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Algernon Quotes

Five of the best book quotes from Algernon
  1. #1
    “If I am occasionally a little over-dressed, I make up for it by being always immensely over-educated.”
  2. #2
    “All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That is his.”
  3. #3
    “The truth is rarely pure and never simple. Modern life would be very tedious if it were either, and modern literature a complete impossibility!”
  4. #4
    “The very essence of romance is uncertainty.”
  5. #5
    “Never speak disrespectfully of Society, Algernon. Only people who can’t get into it do that.”