As the biggest library if it is in disorder is not as useful as a small but well-arranged one so you may accumulate a vast amount of knowledge but it will be of far less value than a much smaller amount if you have not thought it over for yourself.

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Talent hits a target no one else can hit, Genius hits a target no one else can see.

Talent hits a target no one else can hit, Genius hits a target no one else can see.

Buying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to read them in: but as a rule th

Buying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to read them in: but as a rule the purchase of books is mistaken for the appropriation of their contents.

We can come to look upon the deaths of our enemies with as much regret as we feel for those of our

We can come to look upon the deaths of our enemies with as much regret as we feel for those of our friends, namely when we miss their existence as witnesses to our success.

Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth every fresh morning a little yout

Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death.

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