All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man.

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Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance, they make the latitudes

Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance, they make the latitudes and longitudes.

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

Read the best books first or you may not have a chance to read them at all.

Read the best books first or you may not have a chance to read them at all.

Goodness is the only investment that never fails.

Goodness is the only investment that never fails.

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    The beginning of wisdom, as they say. When you're seventeen you know everything. When you're twenty-seven if you still know everything you're still seventeen.

    The beginning of wisdom, as they say. When you're seventeen you know everything. When you're twenty-seven, if you still know everything, you're still seventeen.

    Problems that remain persistently insoluble should always be suspected as questions asked in the wrong way

    Problems that remain persistently insoluble should always be suspected as questions asked in the wrong way.

    We are therefore out of touch with reality. We confuse the world as talked about, described, and measured with the world which actually is.

    We are, therefore, out of touch with reality. We confuse the world as talked about, described, and measured with the world which actually is. 

    Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.

    Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.

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