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James Wood, comp.  Dictionary of Quotations.  1899.
 
Lady Blessington
 
  A woman’s head is always influenced by her heart; but a man’s heart is always influenced by his head.  1
  Genius is the gold in the mine; talent is the miner who works and brings it out.  2
  Superstition is but the fear of belief; religion is the confidence.  3
  The chief requisites for a courtier are a flexible conscience and an inflexible politeness.  4
 
 
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