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“There is nothing, Sir, too little for so little a creature as man. It is by studying little things that we attain the great art of having as little misery and as much happiness as possible… Pound St. Paul’s church into atoms, and consider any single atom; it is, to be sure, good for nothing: but, put all these atoms together, and you have St. Paul’s church. So it is with human felicity, which is made up of many ingredients, each of which may be shewn to be very insignificant.”

~ Samuel Johnson in Boswell’s Life of Johnson

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