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Lord Chesterfield on the Art of Pleasing: Outlandish Advice to His Teenage Son, 1748
Lord Chesterfield on the Art of Pleasing: Outlandish Advice to His Teenage Son, 1748

“You may often be seen to smile, but never heard to laugh while you live.”

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How to Tame Trolls: Vi Hart on Dealing with Negative Comments
How to Tame Trolls: Vi Hart on Dealing with Negative Comments

“Your greatest creation is yourself. Like any great work of art, creating a great self means putting in hard work, every day, for years.”

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Bertrand Russell on Human Nature, Construction vs. Destruction, and Science as a Key to Democracy
Bertrand Russell on Human Nature, Construction vs. Destruction, and Science as a Key to Democracy

On the art of acquiring “a high degree of intellectual culture without emotional atrophy.”

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10½ Favorite Reads from TED Bookstore 2013
10½ Favorite Reads from TED Bookstore 2013

A full-brain reading list of cross-disciplinary stimulation.

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What Now? Advice on Writing and Life from Ann Patchett
What Now? Advice on Writing and Life from Ann Patchett

“Coming back is the thing that enables you to see how all the dots in your life are connected.”

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Anaïs Nin on Real Love, Illustrated by Debbie Millman
Anaïs Nin on Real Love, Illustrated by Debbie Millman

“Where the myth fails, human love begins. Then we love a human being, not our dream, but a human being with flaws.”

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