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... a picture he does not care for? There is no more merit in having read a
thousand books than in having ploughed a thousand fields. There is no more
merit in being able to attach a correct description to a picture than in being able to
find out ...
powerful his individuality, the more fantastic is the picture of life he draws. It has
sometimes seemed to me that if posterity wants to know what the world of today
was like it will not go to those writers whose idiosyncrasy has impressed our ...
Having to fit themselves, in the course of evolution, to a constantly changing
environment, they have made a picture from fragments that they took here and
there because they suited their purposes. This is the world of phenomena that
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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