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You remind me of people who bring along a little box of cakes and leave it in the hall, saying to themselves: 'There'll be plenty of time to produce these later,' and then pick them up again when they go.
Jealousy leaves no time to be bored; does it even leave time to grow old?
I would like to leave a great reputation among those creatures who having kept, on their fur and in their souls, the trace of my passage, madly hoped for a single moment that I belonged to them.
I hate guests who complain of the cooking and leave bits and pieces all over the place and cream-cheese sticking to the mirrors.
Adventures happen to people who, by their composure, their unshakableness, and their scorn of the unusual may be said to deserve them. They leave little or no trace.
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Books themselves need no defense. Their spokesmen come and go, their readers live and die, they remain constant.
Lawrence Clark Powell
January 28, 1873
August 3, 1954
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