A few can touch the magic string and noisy fame is proud to win them: Alas for those that never sing but die with all their music in them!

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Stupidity often saves a man from going mad.

Stupidity often saves a man from going mad.

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Memories, imagination, old sentiments and associations, are more readily reached through the sense of smell than through any other channel.

To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old.

To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old.

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The main part of intellectual education is not the acquisition of facts, but learning how to make facts live.

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