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Everyone in our culture wants to win a prize. Perhaps that is the grand lesson we have taken with us read more

Everyone in our culture wants to win a prize. Perhaps that is the grand lesson we have taken with us from kindergarten in the age of perversions of Dewey-style education: everyone gets a ribbon, and praise becomes a meaningless narcotic to soothe egoistic distemper.

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For the theatre one needs long arms; it is better to have them too long than too short. An artiste read more

For the theatre one needs long arms; it is better to have them too long than too short. An artiste with short arms can never, never make a fine gesture.

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A mistake is simply another way of doing things.

A mistake is simply another way of doing things.

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You don't always get what you ask for, but you never get what you don't ask for... unless it's contagious!.

You don't always get what you ask for, but you never get what you don't ask for... unless it's contagious!.

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It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest read more

It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.

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No one is free who does not lord over himself.

No one is free who does not lord over himself.

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Logic, like whiskey, loses its beneficial effect when taken in too large quantities.

Logic, like whiskey, loses its beneficial effect when taken in too large quantities.

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To become a thoroughly good man is the best prescription for keeping a sound mind and a sound body.

To become a thoroughly good man is the best prescription for keeping a sound mind and a sound body.

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True wisdom lies in gathering the precious things out of each day as it goes by.

True wisdom lies in gathering the precious things out of each day as it goes by.

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