I don't see America as a mainland, but as a sea, a big ocean. Sometimes a storm arises, a formidable current develops, and it seems it will engulf everything. Wait a moment, another current will appear and bring the first one to naught.
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Americans seem sometimes to believe that if you are a thinker you must be a frowning bore, because thinking is so damn serious.
Christianity taught men that love is worth more than intelligence.
A single idea, if it is right, saves us the labor of an infinity of experiences.
Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy.
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