Meditation here may think down hours to moments. Here the heart may give a useful lesson to the head and learning wiser grow without his books.

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Absence of occupation is not rest, A mind quite vacant is a mind distressed.

Absence of occupation is not rest, a mind quite vacant is a mind distressed.

Absence of proof is not proof of absence.

Absence of proof is not proof of absence.

Absence from whom we love is worse than death and frustrates hope severer than despair.

Absence from whom we love is worse than death and frustrates hope severer than despair.

How much a dunce that has been sent to roam excels a dunce that has been kept at home.

How much a dunce that has been sent to roam excels a dunce that has been kept at home.

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    The biggest seller is cookbooks and the second is diet books – how not to eat what you’ve just learned how to cook.

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    Who is wise? He that learns from everyone.

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