I don't at all like knowing what people say of me behind my back. It makes me far too conceited.
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Children have a natural antipathy to books - handicraft should be the basis of education. Boys and girls should be taught to use their hands to make something, and they would be less apt to destroy and be mischievous.
I dislike modern memoirs. They are generally written by people who have either entirely lost their memories, or have never done anything worth remembering.
If God really wanted to punish, he'd answer all our prayers.
To many, no doubt, he will seem to be somewhat blatant and bumptious, but we prefer to regard him as being simply British.
Each man kills the thing he loves.
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Sorrows cannot all be explained away in a life truly lived, grief and loss accumulate like possessions.