Even in literature and art no man who bothers about originality will ever be original: whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often it has been told before) you will nine times out of ten become original without ever having noticed it.

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Friendship ... is born at the moment when one man says to another

Friendship ... is born at the moment when one man says to another "What! You too? I thought that no one but myself.

You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.

You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.

Friendship is unnecessary like philosophy like art... It has no survival value, rather it is one of

Friendship is unnecessary like philosophy like art... It has no survival value, rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.

Since it is so likely that children will meet cruel enemies, let them at least have heard of brave knights and heroic courage.

Since it is so likely that children will meet cruel enemies, let them at least have heard of brave knights and heroic courage.

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    What draws people to be friends is that they see the same truth. They share it.

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