” A great deal of talent is lost to the world for want of a little courage. Every day sends to their graves obscure men whose timidity prevented them from making a first effort. “


” Have the courage to be ignorant of a great number of things, in order to avoid the calamity of being ignorant of everything. “


” What you don’t know would make a great book. “


” Great men hallow a whole people, and lift up all who live in their time. “



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A great deal of talent is lost to the world for want of a little courage. Every day sends to their graves obscure men whose timidity prevented them from making a first effort.
Have the courage to be ignorant of a great number of things, in order to avoid the calamity of being ignorant of everything.
What you don
Great men hallow a whole people, and lift up all who live in their time.

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