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''Learning without thought is labor lost.''Confucius (551-479 B.C.), Chinese philosopher.
''Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.''Confucius (551-479 B.C.), Chinese philosopher.
Against Frivolous Pursuits
Like splendid robes appear the wings
Of the ephemeral fly;
And such the pomp of those great men,
Which soon in death shall lie!
I grieve! Would they but come to me!
To teach them I should try.
The wings of the ephemeral fly
Are robes of colors gay;
And such the glory of those men,
Soon crumbling to decay!
I grieve! Would they but rest with me,
They'd learn a better way!
The ephemeral fly bursts from its hole,
With gauzy wings like snow;
So quick the rise, so quick the fall,
Of those great men we know!
I grieve! Would they but lodge with ...