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Cary Grant was George Clooney before George Clooney was a thing. A movie star with more class and elegance than one can imagine, one hell of an actor, and a wise, wise man. Here are a few life lessons from the man himself.

1.) "I think that making love is the best form of exercise."

2.) "It is the law of life that if you are kind to someone you feel happy. If you are cruel you are unhappy. And if you hurt someone, you will be hurt back."

3.) "When people tell you how young you look, they are telling you how old you are."

4.) "It takes 500 small details to add up to one favorable impression."

5.) "A shot of brandy can save your life, but a bottle of brandy can kill you."

6.) "My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can."

7.) "Ah, beware of snobbery; it is the unwelcome recognition of one's own past failings."

8.) "To succeed with the opposite sex, tell her you're impotent. She can't wait to disprove it."

9.) "I'm too busy living my life to write about it."

10.) "Divorce is a game played by lawyers."

11.) "Do your job and demand your compensation—but in that order."

12.) "My father used to say, 'Let them see you and not the suit. That should be secondary.'"