Teach you children poetry, it opens the mind, lends grace to wisdom and makes the heroic virtues hereditary.

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Unless a tree has borne blossoms in spring you will vainly look for fruit on it in autumn.

Unless a tree has borne blossoms in spring you will vainly look for fruit on it in autumn.

All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education.

All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education.

A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic a mere working mason, if he possesses some kno

A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic, a mere working mason; if he possesses some knowledge of these, he may venture to call himself an architect.

If a farmer fills his barn with grain he gets mice. If he leaves it empty he gets actors.

If a farmer fills his barn with grain he gets mice. If he leaves it empty he gets actors.

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    Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.

    Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.

    The beginning of wisdom, as they say. When you're seventeen you know everything. When you're twenty-seven if you still know everything you're still seventeen.

    The beginning of wisdom, as they say. When you're seventeen you know everything. When you're twenty-seven, if you still know everything, you're still seventeen.

    In my sex fantasy, nobody ever loves me for my mind.

    In my sex fantasy, nobody ever loves me for my mind.

    You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.

    You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.

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