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Paul Simon I don't consider myself to be a major talent, so the only solace I can take is to hope I'm growing.
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Aristotle Education is the best provision for old age.
Joseph Butler The sum of the whole is plainly this: The nature of man considered in his single capacity, and with respect only to the present world, is adapted and leads him to attain the greatest happiness he can for himself in the present world.
Harold Brodkey I awake with a not entirely sickened knowledge that I am merely young again and in a funny way at peace, an observer who is aware of time's chariot, aware that some metamorphosis has occurred.
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Tennessee Williams All good art is an indiscretion.
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William Godwin There can be no passion, and by consequence no love, where there is not imagination.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr. Choose your life's mate carefully. From this one decision will come 90 percent of all your happiness or misery.
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