Sometimes a neighbor whom we have disliked a lifetime for his arrogance and conceit lets fall a single commonplace remark that shows us another side, another man, really; a man uncertain, and puzzled, and in the dark like ourselves.
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Give the people a new word and they think they have a new fact.
A child's attitude toward everything is an artist's attitude.
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