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beauty than that of Greece or Southern Italy ; nor was it their ramshackle , slightly
adventurous , easy life ; what excited me was to meet one person after another
who was new to me . I was like a naturalist who comes into a country where the ...
It is salutary to train oneself to be no more affected by censure than by praise ; for
of course it is easy to shrug one's shoulders when one finds oneself described as
a genius , but not so easy to be unconcerned when one is treated as a ...
... Russell I discovered a writer who greatly pleased me ; he was easy to
understand and his English was good . I read him with admiration . I was very
willing to accept him as the guide I sought . He had worldly wisdom and common
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One of my favourite bedside books of all time. I wore my first copy into pieces from overuse. I don't know of another book quite like it. Read full review
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This is one of the best books I read for providing a philosophical view of life. It is a book I intend to read again. Read full review