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    F. Scott Fitzgerald
    “The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.
    One should, for example, be able to see that things are hopeless and yet be determined to make them otherwise.”
    F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Crack-Up

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    F. Scott Fitzgerald
    “Before I go on with this short history, let me make a general observation– the test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.
    One should, for example, be able to see that things are hopeless and yet be determined to make them otherwise. This philosophy fitted on to my early adult life, when I saw the improbable, the implausible, often the "impossible," come true.”
    F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Crack-Up

  • #3
    Robert Burns
    “The best laid schemes o' mice an' men gang aft agley.”
    Robert Burns, Collected Poems of Robert Burns

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    Emily Brontë
    “If all else perished, and he remained, I should still continue to be; and if all else remained, and he were annihilated, the universe would turn to a mighty stranger.”
    Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights



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