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Sometimes it seems... as though only intelligent people are stupid enough to fall in love & only stupid people are intelligent enough to let themselves be loved.
There are some people whom we envy not because they are rich or handsome or successful, although they may be all or any of these, but because everything they are or do seems to be all of a piece, so that even if they wanted to they could not be or do otherwise.
Democracy in the contemporary world demands, among other things, an educated and informed people.
I am sorry for people who can't write letters. But I suspect also that you and I…love to write them because it's kind of like working without really doing it.
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Ambition may be defined as the willingness to receive any number of hits on the nose.
February 8, 1911
October 6, 1979
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