"Do not try to push your way through to the front ranks of your profession; do not run after distinctions and rewards; but do your utmost to find an entry into the world of beauty."
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"I never read a book before reviewing it; it prejudices a man so."
"A great deal of talent is lost in the world for want of courage."
"Never talk for half a minute without pausing and giving others a chance to join in."
"I have, alas, only one illusion left, and that is the Archbishop of Canterbury."
"The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you can only do a little. Do what you can."
"No furniture is so charming as books."
"Live always in the best company when you read."
"Solitude cherishes great virtues and destroys little ones."
"He had occasional flashes of silence that made his conversation perfectly delightful."
"No man can ever end with being superior who will not begin with being inferior."
"Poverty is no disgrace to a man, but it is confoundedly inconvenient."
"It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can do only a little. Do what you can."
"What would life be without arithmetic, but a scene of horrors?"
"To love and be loved is the great happiness of existence."
"Great men hallow a whole people, and lift up all who live in their time."
"Avoid shame but do not seek glory --nothing so expensive as glory."
"It is always right that a man should be able to render a reason for the faith that is within him."
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