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Finnish Composer, 1865-1957
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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“There is in us a lyric germ or nucleus which deserves respect; it bids a man to ponder or create; and in this dim corner of himself he can take refuge and find consolations which the society of his fellow creatures does not provide.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“I can find no room in my cosmos for a deity save as a waste product of human weakness, the excrement of the imagination”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Many a man who thinks to found a home discovers that he has merely opened a tavern for his friends.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“A man can believe a considerable deal of rubbish, and yet go about his daily work in a rational and cheerful manner”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“One can always trust to time. Insert a wedge of time and nearly everything straightens itself out.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Never take a solemn oath. People think you mean it.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“No one can expect a majority to be stirred by motives other than ignoble.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“What is all wisdom save a collection of platitudes?”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living, which are to be desired when dying.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“What is all wisdom save a collection of platitudes? But the man who orders his life according to their teachings cannot go far wrong”

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