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Persian born British Novelist and short-story Writer b.1919
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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you've understood all your life, but in a new way.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“With a library you are free, not confined by temporary political climates. It is the most democratic of institutions because no one - but no one at all - can tell you what to read and when and how.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Think wrongly, if you please, but in all cases think for yourself”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“In the university they don't tell you that the greater part of the law is learning to tolerate fools”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“There is only one real sin, and that is to persuade oneself that the second-best is anything but the second-best”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The great secret that all old people share is that you really haven't changed in seventy or eighty years. Your body changes, but you don't change at all. And that, of course, causes great confusion.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Trust no friend without faults, and love a woman, but no angel.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Pearls mean tears.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“And then, not expecting it, you become middle-aged and anonymous. No one notices you. You achieve a wonderful freedom.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Political correctness is the natural continuum from the party line. What we are seeing once again is a self-appointed group of vigilantes imposing their views on others. It is a heritage of communism, but they don't seem to see this.”

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