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The image of myself which I try to create in my own mind in order that I may love myself is very different from the image which I try to create in the minds of others in order that they may love me.
Anyone who has a child today should train him to be either a physicist or a ballet dancer. Then he'll escape.
Geniuses are the luckiest of mortals because what they must do is the same as what they most want to do.
History is, strictly speaking, the study of questions the study of answers belongs to anthropology and sociology.
It takes little talent to see what lies under one's nose, a good deal to know in what direction to point that organ.
May it not be that, just as we have faith in Him, God has to have faith in us and, considering the history of the human race so far, may it not be that faith is even more difficult for Him than it is for us
The class distinctions proper to a democratic society are not those of rank or money, still less, as is apt to happen when these are abandoned, of race, but of age.
The countenances of children, like those of animals, are masks, not faces, for they have not yet developed a significant profile of their own.
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