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Quotes of the Day for 8 September 2000 – Love Letters

I spent a very long day today removing the LoveLetter.C virus from several computers. Not my systems, I'll get paid for it, but it still seemed like a grand waste of time and energy. I've chosen a few quotes to try to put Love Letters back in proper perspective.

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The quotes:

If you want to discover your true opinion of anybody, observe the impression made on you by the first sight of a letter from him.
     - Schopenhauer

To write a good love letter, you ought to begin without knowing what you mean to say, and finish without knowing what you have written.
     - Jean Jacques Rousseau

You don't know a woman until you've had a letter from her.
     - Ada Leverson

A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil - but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small silly presents every so often - just to save it from drying out completely.
     - Pam Brown


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