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Dr. Johnson remarked long ago that it is much more easy to form dialogues than
to contrive adventures. Looking through the old note-books in which from
eighteen to twenty I wrote down scenes for the plays I had in mind I find the
dialogue on ...
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 ...
On the other hand, in Bertrand 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
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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