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“Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves”
“The happiness of most people we know is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things”
“Architecture, of all the arts, is the one which acts the most slowly, but the most surely, on the soul”
“Reading, to most people, means an ashamed way of killing time disguised under a dignified name”
“Too often we forget that genius, too, depends upon the data within its reach, that even Archimedes could not have devised Edison's inventions”
“All serious conversations gravitate towards philosophy.”
“You can believe in God without believing in immortality, but it is hard to see how anyone can believe in immortality and not believe in God”
“A book, like a landscape, is a state of consciousness varying with readers”
“Ideas are the root of creation.”
“The history of the past interests us only in so far as it illuminates the history of the present.”
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