Why was I born with such contemporaries?
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From the point of view of literature Mr. Kipling is a genius who drops his aspirates. From the point of view of life, he is a reporter who knows vulgarity better than any one has ever known it.
I was working on the proof of one of my poems all the morning, and took out a comma. In the afternoon I put it back again.
Work is the curse of the drinking classes.
I sometimes think that God in creating man somewhat overestimated his ability.
If you meet at dinner a man who has spent his life in educating himself you rise from the table richer, and conscious that a high ideal has for a moment touched and sanctified your days.
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H. R. Giger
A student will send me an urgent appeal to hear her, saying she is poor and wants my advice as to whether it is worth while to continue her studies. I invariably refuse such requests.