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The ideals which have always shone before me and filled me with the joy of living
are goodness, beauty, and truth. To make a goal of comfort or happiness has
never appealed to me; a system of ethics built on this basis would be sufficient ...
To me, pleasure and my own personal happiness — only infrequently
collaborating with that of others — are all I deem worth a hoot. It would make me
out a much finer and nobler person, I duly appreciate, to say that the happiness
and welfare ...
happiness and welfare of all mankind were close to my heart, that nothing gave
me more soulful happiness than to make others happy and that I would gladly
sacrifice every cent I have in the world, together with maybe a leg, to bring a little
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Autobiographical essays by Einstein, Bertrand Russell, Dewey, Dreiser, H.G. Wells, Nansen, James Jeans, Babbitt, Arthur Keith, James Adams, H.L. Mencken, Julia Peterkin, Lewis Mumford, G.J. Nathan, Hu ... Read full review