Academic and aristocratic people live in such an uncommon atmosphere that common sense can rarely reach them.

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It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.

It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.

Books are like imprisoned souls till someone takes them down from a shelf and frees them.

Books are like imprisoned souls, till someone takes them down from a shelf and frees them.

The oldest books are only just out to those who have not read them.

The oldest books are only just out to those who have not read them.

My main wish is to get my books into other people's rooms and to keep other people's books out of m

My main wish is to get my books into other people's rooms and to keep other people's books out of mine.

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    I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.

    People don’t take trips, trips take people.

    People don’t take trips, trips take people.

    People are people and sometimes we change our minds.

    People are people and sometimes we change our minds.

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