A belief in hell, and the knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustration at the hands of a skeleton, have never prevented the majority of human beings from behaving as though death were no more than an unfounded rumor.

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A bad book is as much of a labor to write as a good one it comes as sincerely from the author's sou

A bad book is as much of a labor to write as a good one - it comes as sincerely from the author's soul.

There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving and that's your own self.

There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving and that's your own self.

The proper study of mankind is books.

The proper study of mankind is books.

The more powerful and original a mind the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.

The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.

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