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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 ...
I think authors are unwise who do not read criticisms. 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 ...
... 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 sense. He was tolerant of human weakness
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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