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I clung to my notion, ill defined though it was, that a serious study of any important body of hu...

I clung to my notion, ill defined though it was, that a serious study of any important body of human knowledge... if undertaken with a critical but not a cruel mind, would in the end yield some secret, some valuable permanent insight, into the nature of life and the true end of man. β€”Fifth Business
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"You have undertaken to cheat me. I...

"You have undertaken to cheat me. I won't sue you, for the law is too slow. I'll ruin you." Cornelius Vanderbilt
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"Do not follow the bad example which I have set you; I have often undertaken war too lightly and h...

"Do not follow the bad example which I have set you; I have often undertaken war too lightly and have sustained it for vanity. Do not imitate me, but be a peaceful prince, and may you apply yourself principally to the alleviation of the burdens of your subjects."β€” Louis XIV of France on his deathbed
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"Do not follow the bad example which I have set you; I have often undertaken war too lightly an...

"Do not follow the bad example which I have set you; I have often undertaken war too lightly and have sustained it for vanity. Do not imitate me, but be a peaceful prince, and may you apply yourself principally to the alleviation of the burdens of your subjects." β€” Louis XIV in his last days
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