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Wednesday, 20 September 2017
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"It should be noted that children's games are not merely games. One should regard them as their most serious activities." (Montaigne, Michel Eyquem De - Leisure)

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We need two kinds of acquaintances, one to complain to, while to the others we boast. - (Smith, Logan Pearsall - Acquaintance)
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The mere process of growing old together will make the slightest acquaintance seem a bosom friend. - (Smith, Logan Pearsall - Acquaintance)
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A slight touch of friendly malice and amusement towards those we love keeps our affections for them from turning flat. - (Smith, Logan Pearsall - Affection)
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The vitality of a new movement in Art must be gauged by the fury it arouses. - (Smith, Logan Pearsall - Arts and Artists)
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What pursuit is more elegant than that of collecting the ignominies of our nature and transfixing them for show, each on the bright pin of a polished phrase? - (Smith, Logan Pearsall - Autobiography)
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There is more felicity on the far side of baldness than young men can possibly imagine. - (Smith, Logan Pearsall - Baldness)
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How it infuriates a bigot, when he is forced to drag out his dark convictions! - (Smith, Logan Pearsall - Bigotry)
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A best-seller is the golden touch of mediocre talent. - (Smith, Logan Pearsall - Books - Bestsellers)
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Then I though of reading -- the nice and subtle happiness of reading ... this joy not dulled by age, this polite and unpunishable vice, this selfish, serene, lifelong intoxication. - (Smith, Logan Pearsall - Books - Reading)
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People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading. - (Smith, Logan Pearsall - Books - Reading)
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Charming people live up to the very edge of their charm, and behave as outrageously as the world lets them. - (Smith, Logan Pearsall - Charm)
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What's more enchanting than the voices of young people, when you can't hear what they say? - (Smith, Logan Pearsall - Children)
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We grow with years more fragile in body, but morally stutter, and can throw off the chill of a bad conscience almost at once. - (Smith, Logan Pearsall - Conscience)
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There are people who, like houses, are beautiful in dilapidation. - (Smith, Logan Pearsall - Decay)
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How many of our daydreams would darken into nightmares, were there a danger of their coming true! - (Smith, Logan Pearsall - Dreams)
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