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A. C. Benson

Arthur Christopher Benson (24 April 1862 – 17 June 1925) was an English essayist, poet, and author and the 28th Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge

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Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene.

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Congenial labor is the secret of happiness.

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I read the newspaper avidly. It is my one form of continuous fiction.

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I never enter a new company without the hope that I may discover a friend, perhaps the friend, sitti ...

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Man, an animal that makes bargains.

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People who deal with life generously and large-heartedly go on multiplying relationships to the end.

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Keeping up appearances is the most expensive thing in the world.

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Congenial labor is essence of happiness.

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When you get to my age life seems little more than one long march to and from the lavatory.

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One's mind has a way of making itself up in the background, and it suddenly becomes clear what one m ...

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People seldom refuse help, if one offers it in the right way.

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“It is often wonderful how putting down on paper a clear statement of a case helps one to see, not ...

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A well begun is half ended.

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The joy of all mysteries is the certainty which comes from their contemplation, that there are many ...

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I don't like authority, at least I don't like other people's authority.

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