All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.

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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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    Every time you state what you want or believe, you're the first to hear it. It's a message to both you and others about what you think is possible. Don't put a ceiling on yourself.

    God intends to give us what we need, not what we now think we want.

    God intends to give us what we need, not what we now think we want.

    All get what they want; they do not always like it.

    All get what they want; they do not always like it.

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