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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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    Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime.

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