I stayed away from mathematics not so much because I knew it would be hard work as because of the amount of time I knew it would take hours spent in a field where I was not a natural.

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Nothing happens unless first we dream.

Nothing happens unless first we dream.

One of the greatest necessities in America is to discover creative solitude.

One of the greatest necessities in America is to discover creative solitude.

A book is never a masterpiece: it becomes one. Genius is the talent of a dead man.

A book is never a masterpiece: it becomes one. Genius is the talent of a dead man.

Every blunder behind us is giving a cheer for us and only for those who were willing to fail are th

Every blunder behind us is giving a cheer for us, and only for those who were willing to fail are the dangers and splendors of life.

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