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I thought that the description of Don Quixote's fight with the windmills the funniest thing imaginable.
As one sharpens a knife on a whetstone, the brain can be sharpened on dull objects of thought. Every form of assiduous thinking has its value.
I was still very hopeful that much work lay ahead of me. Perhaps because much of what I had worked on or thought about had not yet been put into writing, I felt I still had things in reserve. Given this optimistic nature, I feel this way even now when I am past sixty.
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Nothing is more fallacious than wealth. It is a hostile comrade, a domestic enemy.
April 13, 1909
May 13, 1984
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