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Paul Newman
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Quoted in Paul Newman: A Life in Pictures, ed. Yann-Brice Dherbier and Pierre-Henri Verlhac (2006), p. 120
Ed Ricketts
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Stuart Thompson, professor of biological sciences at Hopkins Marine Station. [1] - About
Nicolas Chamfort
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Variant translation: "A man of intellect is lost if he does not ally strength of mind to strength of character. If one has Diogenes' lantern, one must also have his rod." - Chamfort maxims: anecdotes, personalities, letters, historical writings, etc (Walton Press, 1973), p. 48

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I sometimes think one of the great blessings we shall enjoy in heaven, will be to receive letters by every post and never be obliged to reply to them.

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