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Seriousness

Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.

Norman Vincent Peale (1898-1993) Protestant preacher and author.

The one serious conviction that a man should have is that nothing is to be taken too seriously.

Samuel Butler (1612-1680) British poet and satirist.

We are growing serious, and let me tell you, that's the next step to being dull.

Joseph Addison (1672-1719) English essayist, poet, and dramatist.

Life is too important to be taken seriously.

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Irish poet and dramatist.

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