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I think, for the rest of my life, I shall refrain from looking up things. It is the most ravenous time-snatcher I know. You pull o ...
... no book ... ever competed with the Bible. The story of Ruth was better than Ramona, and the poetry of Job was better than Long ...
There is much in the Bible against which every instinct of my being rebels, so much that I regret the necessity which has compelle ...
... literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disfranchised. No barrier of the senses shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourse ...
Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disfranchised. No barrier of the senses shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourse of ...
Knowledge is happiness, because to have knowledge--broad, deep knowledge--is to know true ends from false, and lofty things from l ...
I sometimes wonder if the hand is not more sensitive to the beauties of sculpture than the eye. I should think the wonderful rhyth ...
Imagination, industry, and intelligence--"the three I's"Mare all indispensable to the actress, but of these three the greatest is, ...
That's the whole story of my life: frustration. It's a chronic disease, and it's incurable.
Thus when I come to shape here at this table between my hands the story of my life and set it before you as a complete thing, I ha ...
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