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    Every man gets a narrower and narrower field of knowledge in which he must be an expert in order to compete with other people. The specialist knows more and more about less and less and finally knows everything about nothing.

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Man is not logical and his intellectual history is a record of mental reserves and compromises. He hangs on to read more

Man is not logical and his intellectual history is a record of mental reserves and compromises. He hangs on to what he can in his old beliefs even when he is compelled to surrender their logical basis.

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For me, elegance is not to pass unnoticed but to get to the very soul of what one is.

For me, elegance is not to pass unnoticed but to get to the very soul of what one is.

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The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does read more

The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.

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If a little knowledge is dangerous, where is the man who has so much as to be out of danger?

If a little knowledge is dangerous, where is the man who has so much as to be out of danger?

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Begin -- to begin is half the work, let half still remain; again begin this, and thou wilt have finished.

Begin -- to begin is half the work, let half still remain; again begin this, and thou wilt have finished.

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Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.

Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.

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Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression.

Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression.

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Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the read more

Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.

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My father told me that if you saw a man in a Rolls Royce you could be sure he was read more

My father told me that if you saw a man in a Rolls Royce you could be sure he was not a gentleman unless he was the chauffeur.

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