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If poetry is like an orgasm, an academic can be likened to someone who studies the passion-stains on the bedsheets.

– Irving Layton 1912-, Canadian Poet

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And there is even a happiness that makes the heart afraid
– Unknown

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The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations.

– Isaac D’Israeli, Curiosities of Literature (1791-1823)

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Most people stop smoking in two stages : first, they give up their cigarettes, then they give up yours
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Doubt is not a pleasant condition but certainty is an absurd one.

– Voltaire (French Philosopher and Writer. 1694-1778)

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I hated school so intensely. It interfered with my freedom. I avoided the discipline by an elaborate technique of being absent-minded during classes.

– Sigrid Undset, 1928 Nobel Prize in literature; quoted in Twentieth Century Authors, Kunitz and Haycraft, editors (1942), page 1432

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Anyone can tell the truth, but only very few of us can make epigrams.

– W. Somerset Maugham, A Winter’s Notebook

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Nothing in life is to be feared It is only to be understood
Famous Quotes – Marie Curie

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Ninety-nine [students] out of a hundred are automata, careful to walk in prescribed paths, careful to follow the prescribed custom. This is not an accident but the result of substantial education, which, scientifically defined, is the subsumption of the individual.

– William Torrey Harris, US Commissioner of Education, in his 1906 book The Philosophy of Education [2]

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Writers seldom write the things they think They simply write the things they think other folks think they think
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