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The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm. ― Aldous Huxley

“The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.” ― Aldous Huxley

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But he cannot see a connection between the end of yearning and the end of poetry. Is that what growing up amounts to: growing out of yearning, of passion, of all intensities of the soul? ― J.M. Coetzee, Youth

“Is that what growing up amounts to: growing out of yearning, of passion, of all intensities of the soul?” ― J.M. Coetzee

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I would like to recapture that freshness of vision which is characteristic of extreme youth when all the world is new to it. – Henri Matisse

“I would like to recapture that freshness of vision…”

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Fairy tales do not tell children that dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children that dragons can be killed. – G.K. Chesterton

G.K. Chesterton on fairy tales

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…within the core of each of us is the child we once were. This child constitutes the foundation of what we have become, who we are, and what we will be. – Robert Joseph

“…within the core of each of us is the child we once were.”

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Children are like wet cement. Whatever falls on them makes an impression. – Haim Ginott

“Children are like wet cement. Whatever falls on them makes an impression.” – Haim Ginott

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The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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