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Tarkovsky’s Advice to the Young: Learn to Enjoy Your Own Company
Tarkovsky’s Advice to the Young: Learn to Enjoy Your Own Company

“People who grow bored in their own company seem to me in danger.”

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The Green Beads: Edward Gorey and the “Disturbed Person”
The Green Beads: Edward Gorey and the “Disturbed Person”

“How it knocks my heart!”

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Clare Boothe Luce’s Advice to Her 18-Year-Old Daughter
Clare Boothe Luce’s Advice to Her 18-Year-Old Daughter

“The main thing is to get what little happiness there is out of life in this wartorn world because ‘these are the good old days’ now.”

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Alexander Graham Bell on Success, Innovation, and Creativity
Alexander Graham Bell on Success, Innovation, and Creativity

“It is the man who carefully advances step by step, with his mind becoming wider and wider … who is bound to succeed in the greatest degree.”

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How Our Government Helps Us, in Vibrant Vintage Illustrations from 1969
How Our Government Helps Us, in Vibrant Vintage Illustrations from 1969

“As our country grows and changes, our government has more work to do and more laws to make.”

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Buckminster Fuller’s Manifesto for the Genius of Generalists
Buckminster Fuller’s Manifesto for the Genius of Generalists

“Only mind can discover how to do so much with so little as forever to be able to sustain and physically satisfy all humanity.”

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