When handsome men or beautiful women take up the work of the intellect, it impresses us because we know they could have chosen... - Adam Gopnik Quotes
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Quote:When handsome men or beautiful women take up the work of the intellect, it impresses us because we know they could have chosen other paths to being impressive; that they chose the path of the mind suggests that there is on it something more worthwhile than a circuitous route to the good things that the good-looking get just by showing up. - Adam Gopnik Quotes
  


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