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Ursula K. Le Guin
“Praise God from whom all blessings flow, including good-natured men.”
Ursula K. Le Guin, The Lathe of Heaven

Malcolm Gladwell
“The particular skill that allows you to talk your way out of a murder rap, or convince your professor to move you from the morning to the afternoon section, is what the psychologist Robert Sternberg calls "practical intelligence." To Sternberg, practical intelligence includes things like "knowing what to say to whom, knowing when to say it, and knowing how to say it for for maximum effect.”
Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success

Wilhelm Grimm
“He who helped you when you were in trouble ought not afterwards be despised by you”
Wilhelm Grimm, Grimm's Fairy Tales

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Jacob Grimm
“One feather is of no use to me, I must have the whole bird.”
Jacob Grimm, The Complete Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales

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