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William James on the Psychology of Habit
William James on the Psychology of Habit

“We are spinning our own fates, good or evil, and never to be undone. Every smallest stroke of virtue or of vice leaves its never so little scar.”

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Anaïs Nin on the Meaning of Life & the Dangers of the Internet (1946)
Anaïs Nin on the Meaning of Life & the Dangers of the Internet (1946)

“We believe we are in touch with a greater amount of people… This is the illusion which might cheat us of being in touch deeply with the one breathing next to us.”

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The Unofficial Downton Abbey Cookbook: A Delicious Time Machine to Post-Edwardian England
The Unofficial Downton Abbey Cookbook: A Delicious Time Machine to Post-Edwardian England

More than 150 recipes from upstairs and downstairs.

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Measurement: Exploring the Whimsy of Math through Playful Patterns, Shape and Motion
Measurement: Exploring the Whimsy of Math through Playful Patterns, Shape and Motion

“What makes a mathematician is not technical skill or encyclopedic knowledge but insatiable curiosity and a desire for simple beauty.”

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Hermann Hesse on What Trees Teach Us About Belonging and Life
Hermann Hesse on What Trees Teach Us About Belonging and Life

“When we have learned how to listen to trees, then the brevity and the quickness and the childlike hastiness of our thoughts achieve an incomparable joy.”

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The Frank Show: An Illustrated Homage to Grandparents and the Art of Looking Twice
The Frank Show: An Illustrated Homage to Grandparents and the Art of Looking Twice

Because the most interesting stories sometimes come disguised in the least intriguing of packages.

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