Here is true immorality: ignorance and stupidity, the devil is nothing but this. His name is Legion.

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Do not read as children do to amuse yourself or like the ambitious for the purpose of instruction.

Do not read as children do to amuse yourself or like the ambitious for the purpose of instruction. No read in order to live.

Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.

Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.

Stupidity is something unshakable, nothing attacks it without breaking itself against it, it is of

Stupidity is something unshakable, nothing attacks it without breaking itself against it, it is of the nature of granite, hard and resistant.

Judge the goodness of a book by the energy of the punches it has given you. I believe the greatest

Judge the goodness of a book by the energy of the punches it has given you. I believe the greatest characteristic of genius is above all force.

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    The more pity that fools may not speak wisely what wise men do foolishly.

    The more pity that fools may not speak wisely what wise men do foolishly.

    Lord, what fools these mortals be!

    Lord, what fools these mortals be!

    Discipline divorced from wisdom is not true discipline, but merely the meaningless following of custom, which is only a disguise for stupidity.

    Discipline divorced from wisdom is not true discipline, but merely the meaningless following of custom, which is only a disguise for stupidity.

    Each of the professions means a prejudice. The necessity for a career forces every one to take sides. We live in the age of the overworked, and the under-educated; the age in which people are so industrious that they become absolutely stupid.

    Each of the professions means a prejudice. The necessity for a career forces every one to take sides. We live in the age of the overworked, and the under-educated; the age in which people are so industrious that they become absolutely stupid.

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