Whatever sense of professional competence we feel in adult life is less the sum of accomplishment than the absence of impossibility... - Adam Gopnik Quotes
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Quote:Whatever sense of professional competence we feel in adult life is less the sum of accomplishment than the absence of impossibility: it's really our relief at no longer having to do things we were never good at doing in the first place - relief at never again having to dissect a frog or memorize the periodic table. - Adam Gopnik Quotes
  


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