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'All we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.'

'Except a living man, there is nothing more wonderful than a book.'

'Do noble things, not dream them all day long.'

'Feelings are like chemicals, the more you analyze them the worse they smell.'

'He was one of those men who possess almost every gift, except the gift of the power to use them.'

'Pain is no evil, unless it conquers us.'

'There are two freedoms - the false, where a man is free to do what he likes; the true, where he is free to do what he ought.'

'There's no use doing a kindness if you do it a day too late.'

Born in Ashburton, Devon
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History shows that the majority of people that have done anything great have passed their youth in seclusion - Thomas Carlyle
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Last Entry in Pepys Diary - 1669, First Zeppelin Air Raids on London - 1915, Battle of Jutland - 1916, Blair-Brown Granita Pact - 1994
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