The hours go by without my knowing it. Sitting there I'm wandering in countries I can see every detail of--I'm playing a role in the story I'm reading. I actually feel I'm the characters--I live and breathe them.
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Anything becomes interesting if you look at it long enough.
Of all possible debauches, traveling is the greatest that I know; that's the one they invented when they got tired of all the others.
The artist ought no more to appear in his work than God in nature.
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The most glorious moments in your life are not the so-called days of success, but rather those days when out of dejection and despair you feel rise in you a challenge to life, and the promise of future accomplishments.
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