Human life is as evanescent as the morning dew or a flash of lightning.

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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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    Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime.

    We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.

    We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.

    It's impossible to protect your kids against disappointment in life.

    It's impossible to protect your kids against disappointment in life.

    There is no such thing in life as normal

    There is no such thing in life as normal.

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