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    A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest.
    Irish Proverb</i>.

    I believe there’s no proverb but what is true; they are all so many sentences and maxims drawn from experience, the universal mother of sciences.
    Miguel De Cervantes (1547–1616)

    Louise, something in me tightens when an American intellectual’s eyes shine, and they start to talk to me about the Russian people. Something in me says, Watch it, a new version of Irish Catholicism is being offered for your faith.
    Warren Beatty (b. 1937)