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The Winter's Tale
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"Saw the play and liked it, that is why I started it.
But Shakespeare is very tough for me... so not sure when I can get back to it."
Sep 05, 2020 11:47AM

Individualism: A ...
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Patrick Peterson Patrick Peterson said: " Fascinating collection of authors.
The introduction by George Smith goes from easy and compelling to difficult and complex.

I was struck by how late in intellectual history the concept of individualism started.

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"Very interesting so far." Jun 06, 2015 07:27AM

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Book cover for The Game of Life and How to Play It
No man can attract money if he despises it. Many people are kept in poverty by saying: "Money means nothing to me, and I have a contempt for people who have it." This is the reason so many artists are poor.
Patrick Peterson
True. Amazing, considering all the other anti-reality quotations.
Steve Martin
“A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.”
Steve Martin

Robert Frost
“In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.”
Robert Frost

Abraham Lincoln
“Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.”
Abraham Lincoln

Toni Morrison
“If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.”
Toni Morrison

J.R.R. Tolkien
“All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost;
The old that is strong does not wither,
Deep roots are not reached by the frost.

From the ashes a fire shall be woken,
A light from the shadows shall spring;
Renewed shall be blade that was broken,
The crownless again shall be king.”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

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