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#1. A deal of the world's sound happiness is lost through Shyness. - Author: Vernon Lee
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#2. Despite our complicated civilization, so called, or perhaps on account of it, we are all of us a mere set of barbarians, who find it less trouble to provide a new, cheap, and shoddy thing than to get the full use and full pleasure out of a finely-made and carefully-chosen old one. - Author: Vernon Lee
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#3. The greatest pleasure of reading consists in re-reading. - Author: Vernon Lee
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#4. Mankind may be divided into playgoers and not playgoers ... - Author: Vernon Lee
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#5. What being at leisure means is more easily felt than defined. - Author: Vernon Lee
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#6. Art is the expression of a man's life, of his mode of being, of his relations with the universe, since it is, in fact, man's inarticulate answer to the universe's unspoken message. - Author: Vernon Lee
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#7. Poets are privileged to utter more than they can always quite explain, bringing up from the mind's unplumbed depths tokens of the nature of the world we carry within us. - Author: Vernon Lee
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#8. There is too little courtship in the world. - Author: Vernon Lee
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#9. Some persons' letters seem almost framed to afford a series of alibis for their personality ... - Author: Vernon Lee
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#10. There is no end to the deceits of the past ... - Author: Vernon Lee
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#11. There is an unlucky tendency ... to allow every new invention to add to life's complications, and every new power to increase life's hustling; so that, unless we can dominate the mischief, we are really the worse off instead of the better. - Author: Vernon Lee
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#12. Things in this world are very roughly averaged; and although averaging is a useful, rapid way of dispatching business, it does undoubtedly waste a great deal which is too good for wasting. - Author: Vernon Lee
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