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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteAgriculture for an honorable and highminded man, is the best of all occupations or arts by which men procure the means of living

 Xenophon quotes (Greek historian, author of the Anabasis, BC 431-350)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteTo condemn spontaneous and delightful occupations because they are useless for self-preservation shows an uncritical prizing of life irrespective of the content.

 George Santayana quotes (Spanish born American Philosopher, Poet and Humanist who made important contributions to aesthetics, speculative philosophy and literary criticism. 1863-1952)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteIn the dark room a cloud of yellow dust flew from beneath the tool like a scatter of sparks from under the hooves of a galloping horse. The twin wheels turned and hummed. Binet was smiling, his chin down, his nostrils distended. He seemed lost in the kind of happiness which, as a rule, accompanies only those mediocre occupations that tickle the intelligence with easy difficulties, and satisfy it with a sense of achievement beyond which there is nothing left for dreams to feed on.
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 Gustave Flaubert quotes (French Novelist regarded as the prime mover of the realist school of French literature and best known for his masterpiece, Madame Bovary. 1821-1880)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteThere are worse occupations in this world than feeling a woman's pulse

 Laurence Sterne quotes (Irish born English Writer, 1713-1768)

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