Discern of the coming on of years, and think not to do the same things still; for age will not be defied.
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A little philosophy inclineth man’s mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men’s minds about to religion.
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Surely a long life must be somewhat tedious, since we are forced to call in so many trifling things to help rid us of our time, which will never return.
In the highest civilization, the book is still the highest delight. He who has once known its satisfactions is provided with a resource against calamity.
It may be that we shall, by a process of sublime irony, have reached a stage in this story where safety will be the sturdy child of terror, and survival the twin brother of annihilation.
As to conforming outwardly, and living your own life inwardly, I have not a very high opinion of that course.
A toddling little girl is a center of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar people understand each other.