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Intellectuals are people who believe that ideas are of more importance than values. That is to say, their own ideas read more

Intellectuals are people who believe that ideas are of more importance than values. That is to say, their own ideas and other people's values.

by Gerald Brenan Found in: Importance Quotes,
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Everyone is a bore to someone. That is unimportant. The thing to avoid is being a bore to oneself.

Everyone is a bore to someone. That is unimportant. The thing to avoid is being a bore to oneself.

by Gerald Brenan Found in: Boredom Quotes,
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We are closer to the ants than to the butterflies. Very few people can endure much leisure.

We are closer to the ants than to the butterflies. Very few people can endure much leisure.

by Gerald Brenan Found in: Leisure Quotes,
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Those who have some means think that the most important thing in the world is love. The poor know that read more

Those who have some means think that the most important thing in the world is love. The poor know that it is money.

by Gerald Brenan Found in: Money Quotes,
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We confess our bad qualities to others out of fear of appearing naive or ridiculous by not being aware of read more

We confess our bad qualities to others out of fear of appearing naive or ridiculous by not being aware of them

by Gerald Brenan Found in: Confession Quotes,
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Wisdom is keeping a sense of fallibility of all our views and opinions.

Wisdom is keeping a sense of fallibility of all our views and opinions.

by Gerald Brenan Found in: Fallibility Quotes,
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Everyone is a bore to someone. That is unimportant. The things to avoid is being a bore to oneself.

Everyone is a bore to someone. That is unimportant. The things to avoid is being a bore to oneself.

by Gerald Brenan Found in: Boredom Quotes,
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