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    The hunger and thirst for knowledge, the keen delight in the chase, the good humored willingness to admit that the scent was false, the eager desire to get on with the work, the cheerful resolution to go back and begin again, the broad good sense, the unaffected modesty, the imperturbable temper, the gratitude for any little help that was given -- all these will remain in my memory though I cannot paint them for others.

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When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.

When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.

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Hamming's Motto: The purpose of computing is insight, not numbers.

Hamming's Motto: The purpose of computing is insight, not numbers.

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He that can heroically endure adversity will bear prosperity with equal greatest of the soul; for the mind that cannot read more

He that can heroically endure adversity will bear prosperity with equal greatest of the soul; for the mind that cannot be dejected by the former is not likely to be transported without the latter.

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I've learned that good-byes will always hurt, pictures will never replace having been there, memories good and bad will bring read more

I've learned that good-byes will always hurt, pictures will never replace having been there, memories good and bad will bring tears, and words can never replace feelings.

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The willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life is the source from which self-respect springs.

The willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life is the source from which self-respect springs.

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If you can learn from hard knocks, you can also learn from soft touches. - Mannequin: My Life as a read more

If you can learn from hard knocks, you can also learn from soft touches. - Mannequin: My Life as a Model.

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Acting is the expression of a neurotic impulse. It's a bum's life. The principal benefit acting has afforded me is read more

Acting is the expression of a neurotic impulse. It's a bum's life. The principal benefit acting has afforded me is the money to pay for my psychoanalysis.

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to be nobody-but-myself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make me everybody else means, read more

to be nobody-but-myself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make me everybody else means, to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight, and never stop fighting.

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Mere goodness can achieve little against the power of nature.

Mere goodness can achieve little against the power of nature.

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