When any real progress is made, we unlearn and learn anew what we thought we knew before.
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- I should not talk so much about myself if there were anybody else whom I knew as well.
- I would not talk so much about myself if there were anybody else whom I knew as well.
- If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house with the conscious design of doing me good, I should run for my life.
- We are made happy when reason can discover no occasion for it. The memory of some past moments is more persuasive than the experience of present ones. There have been visions of such breadth and brightness that these motes were invisible in their light.
- I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. I did not wish to live what was not life… I wanted to live so sturdily and so Spartan-like as to put to rout all that was not life… to drive life into a corner to know it by experience and be able to give an account of it in my next excursion.
- We seem but to linger in manhood to tell the dreams of our childhood, and they vanish out of memory ere we learn the language.