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... have looked at the stories I wrote when I was very young in order to discover
what natural aptitude I had, my original stock-in-trade, before I developed it by
taking thought. The manner had a superciliousness that perhaps my  THE ...
Fools can always be found to discover a hidden sense in them. There is another
form of wilful obscurity that masquerades as aristocratic exclusiveness. The
author wraps his meaning in mystery so that the vulgar shall not participate in it.
I take the goodness of the good for granted and I am amused when I discover
their defects or their vices; I am touched when I see the goodness of the wicked
and I am willing enough to shrug a tolerant shoulder at their wickedness. I am not
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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