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Much reading is an oppression of the mind, and extinguishes the natural candle, which is the reason of so many senseless scholars in the world.
From reading too much, and sleeping too little, his brain dried up on him and he lost his judgment.
Miguel de Cervantes
There is nothing, Sir, too little for so little a creature as man. It is by studying little things that we attain the great art of having as little misery and as much happiness as possible.
Cheerfulness, it would appear, is a matter which depends fully as much on the state of things within, as on the state of things without and around us.
The value of experience is not in seeing much, but in seeing wisely.
Borrowing is not much better than begging; just as lending with interest is not much better than stealing.
We learned about dignity and decency - that how hard you work matters more than how much you make... that helping others means more than just getting ahead yourself.
Let's drink to the spirit of gallantry and courage that made a strange Heaven out of unbelievable Hell, and let's drink to the hope that one day this country of ours, which we love so much, will find dignity and greatness and peace again.
Scrubbing floors and emptying bedpans has as much dignity as the Presidency.
Richard M. Nixon
It is not so much the example of others we imitate as the reflection of ourselves in their eyes and the echo of ourselves in their words.
It only takes a room of Americans for the English and Australians to realise how much we have in common.
Laughter is much more important than applause. Applause is almost a duty. Laughter is a reward.
Let children read whatever they want and then talk about it with them. If parents and kids can talk together, we won't have as much censorship because we won't have as much fear.
Global warming is a political issue. It is as much a political issue to the left as abortion is. It's as big a political issue as health care is.
To be in good moral condition requires at least as much training as to be in good physical condition.
I can't gather around and talk about how much everybody in the room doesn't believe in God. I just don't - I don't have the energy for that, and so I... Agnostic separates me from the conduct of atheists whether or not there is strong overlap between the two categories, and at the end of the day I'd rather not be any category at all.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
We are in the entertainment business and we all know if you are top of the tree you get the big money. Those of us who have been in it are the fortunate ones but we understand that we probably don't deserve it as much as the nurses or teachers.
'How do you know so much about everything?' was asked of a very wise and intelligent man; and the answer was 'By never being afraid or ashamed to ask questions as to anything of which I was ignorant.'
When you make as many speeches and you talk as much as I do and you get away from the text, it's always a possibility to get a few words tangled here and there.
The Web as I envisaged it, we have not seen it yet. The future is still so much bigger than the past.
However much we may sympathize with a small nation confronted by a big and powerful neighbours, we cannot in all circumstances undertake to involve the whole British Empire in a war simply on her account.
I love doing the action stuff. It's soooo much fun!
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose - a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
Too much agreement kills the chat.
John Jay Chapman
I'm 20 years old. I like to party as much as anyone my age. Going clubbing is my way of relaxing or releasing a lot of stress. I don't feel that I should have to justify that part of my life. I don't know that I'm necessarily an addict.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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