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Anita Brookner – The hare wins

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In real life, of course, it is the hare who wins. Every time. Look around you. And in any case it is my contention that Aesop was writing for the tortoise market. . . Hares have no time to read. They are too busy winning the game.

Anita Brookner   (1928-2016)

Herodotus – A real friend exalts

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One man envies the success in life of another, and hates him in secret; nor is he willing to give him good advice when he is consulted, except it be by some wonderful effort of good feeling, and there are, alas, few such men in the world. A real friend, on the other hand, exalts in his friend’s happiness, rejoices in all his joys, and is ready to afford him the best advice.

Herodotus   (484 BC-425 BC)