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"Strange that the vanity which accompanies beauty -- excusable, perhaps, when there is such great beauty, or at any rate understandable -- should persist after the beauty was gone." -
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Top 5 quotes from Aristotle
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."
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"Calm, lasting beauty comes only in a dream, and this solace the world had thrown away when in its worship of the real it threw away the secrets of childhood and innocence."
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