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

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Stupidity often saves a man from going mad.

Stupidity often saves a man from going mad.

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.

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

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

A woman never forgets her sex. She would rather talk with a man than an angel any day.

A woman never forgets her sex. She would rather talk with a man than an angel any day.

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    For the born traveller, travelling is a besetting vice. Like other vices, it is imperious, demanding its victim’s time, money, energy and the sacrifice of comfort.

    For the born traveller, travelling is a besetting vice. Like other vices, it is imperious, demanding its victim’s time, money, energy and the sacrifice of comfort.

    When you are missing someone, time seems to move slower, and when I’m falling in love with someone, time seems to be moving faster.

    When you are missing someone, time seems to move slower, and when I’m falling in love with someone, time seems to be moving faster.

    The greatest loss of time is delay and expectation, which depend upon the future. We let go the present, which we have in our power, and look forward to that which depends upon chance, and so relinquish a certainty for an uncertainty.

    The greatest loss of time is delay and expectation, which depend upon the future. We let go the present, which we have in our power, and look forward to that which depends upon chance, and so relinquish a certainty for an uncertainty.

    Someday you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.

    Someday you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.

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