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Maxim Gorky Quotes: What 'jazz' means to me is the worst kind of working conditions, the worst in cultural prejudice. The term 'jazz' has come to mean the abuse and exploitation of black musicians.
         

What 'jazz' means to me is the worst kind of working conditions, the worst in cultural prejudice. The term 'jazz' has come to mean the abuse and exploitation of black musicians.


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We kill everybody, my dear. Some with bullets, some with words, and everybody with our deeds. We drive people into their graves, and neither see it nor feel it.



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When everything is easy one quickly gets stupid.



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Keep reading books, but remember that a book’s only a book, and you should learn to think for yourself.



Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.

Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.



Be good, be kind, be humane, and charitable; love your fellows; console the afflicted; pardon those who have done you wrong.

Be good, be kind, be humane, and charitable; love your fellows; console the afflicted; pardon those who have done you wrong.



Two forces are succesfully influencing the education of a cultivated man: art and science. Both are united in the book.

Two forces are succesfully influencing the education of a cultivated man: art and science. Both are united in the book.



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Truth doesn't always heal a wounded soul.





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