"In great straits and when hope is small, the boldest counsels are the safest."
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"Boldness is a mask for fear, however great."
"The principle of procrastinated rape is said to be the ruling one in all the great bestsellers."
"A best-seller is the golden touch of mediocre talent."
"Definition of a classic: a book everyone is assumed to have read and often thinks they have."
"A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say."
"A classic is a book that doesn't have to be written again."
"A book is never a masterpiece: it becomes one. Genius is the talent of a dead man."
"Every man with a bellyful of the classics is an enemy to the human race."
"Show me the books he loves and I shall know the man far better than through mortal friends."
"Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life."
"That is a good book which is opened with expectation, and closed with delight and profit."
"Beware of the person of one book."
"I am not a speed reader. I am a speed understander."
"When you blame others, you give up your power to change."
"There's man all over for you, blaming on his boots the fault of his feet."
"I praise loudly, I blame softly."
"The search for someone to blame is always successful."
"No one is a failure until they blame somebody else."
"Take your life in your own hands and what happens? A terrible thing: no one is to blame."
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