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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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Life is a waste of wearisome hours, Which seldom the rose of enjoyment adorns, And the heart that is soonest awake to the flowers, Is always the first to be touch'd by the thorns.

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