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I could happily lean on a gate all the livelong day, chatting to passers-by about the wind and the rain. I do a lot of gate-leaning while I am supposed to be gardening; instead of hoeing, I lean on the gate, stare at the vegetable beds and ponder.

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I do not believe that true optimism can come about except through tragedy.

I do not believe that true optimism can come about except through tragedy.
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They say never trust a skinny chef, but the fact is, to stay healthy when y

They say never trust a skinny chef, but the fact is, to stay healthy when you're a chef means you have to work twice as hard.
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Why all this death?You might as easily ask ‘Why all this life?’.

Why all this death?You might as easily ask ‘Why all this life?’.
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It is one thing to show a man that he is in an error, and another to put hi

It is one thing to show a man that he is in an error, and another to put him in possession of the truth.
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If you are fortunate enough to have a particular activity with which you fi

If you are fortunate enough to have a particular activity with which you find greatest joy and technical success, it is your responsibility as a growing human being to continue that study. Whatever your endeavor, if you can expand upon the knowledge in yo
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May all your days be filled with twinkles so bright that even in the darkes

May all your days be filled with twinkles so bright that even in the darkest depths you shine brightly
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Some photographers could vomit on a piece of paper and call it art, you kno

Some photographers could vomit on a piece of paper and call it art, you know... Hang it in the Guggenheim, or whatever. Sell a print for two hundred pounds? But I can't do that. I just-- Maybe I have too much respect for walls... or something.
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Fear tends to come from ignorance. Once I knew what the problem was, it was

Fear tends to come from ignorance. Once I knew what the problem was, it was just a problem, nothing to fear.
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Good...if you've done things you aren't proud of. It means you have a consc

Good...if you've done things you aren't proud of. It means you have a conscience.
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It is wise to use titles for people in positions of power, higher education

It is wise to use titles for people in positions of power, higher education, seniority, or maturity, unless otherwise instructed. This may sound old-fashioned, but practicing respectful traditions will earn you points and inevitably make you seem more cul
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Thought isn't a form of energy. So how on Earth can it change material proc

Thought isn't a form of energy. So how on Earth can it change material processes? That question has still not been answered.
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Success is not greedy, as people think, but insignificant. That is why it s

Success is not greedy, as people think, but insignificant. That is why it satisfies nobody.
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