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I have never , except by an effort of will , wished that the passing moment might
linger so that I could get more enjoyment from it , for even when it has brought me
something I had immensely looked forward to , my imagination in the very ...
One of the tragedies of the arts is the spectacle of the vast number of persons
who have been misled by this passing fertility to devote their lives to the effort of
creation . Their invention deserts them as they grow older , and they are faced
... of my day and to write plays was a convenient means of distracting attention
from the activities I was engaged in ; and later , when , having contracted
tuberculosis , I had to lie long in bed , because it was a pleasant way of passing
the time .
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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