Marguerite Yourcenar Quote

The true birthplace is that wherein for the first time one looks intelligently upon oneself; my first homelands have been books, and to a lesser degree schools.


Memoirs of Hadrian (1951)

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The true birthplace is that wherein for the first time one looks intelligently upon oneself; my first homelands have been books, and to a lesser...

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The true birthplace is that wherein for the first time one looks intelligently upon oneself; my first homelands have been books, and to a lesser...

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The true birthplace is that wherein for the first time one looks intelligently upon oneself; my first homelands have been books, and to a lesser...

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The true birthplace is that wherein for the first time one looks intelligently upon oneself; my first homelands have been books, and to a lesser...