24 September, 2020

What We Learnt Circa 2012

It is by studying little things that we attain the great art of having as little misery and as much happiness as possible

What We Learnt Circa 2012
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“There is nothing, sir, too little a creature as man. It is by studying little things that we attain the great art of having as little misery and as much happiness as possible.”

–Samuel Johnson

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