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Sunday 02/03/2008 9:13 PM

“He who pretends wisdom is not far from being a wise man.”

—Kenko the Monk, formerly Yoshida Kaneyoshi, from the thirteenth-century book The Harvest of Leisure, translated by Ryuichi Kurata

(A friend of mine gave me this book, and I love it. The copyright is 1960 and the cover price $1.45.)

File Under: Book; Quote of the Day; The Harvest of Leisure
Music: Jacques Loussier Trio "Beethoven: Allegretto from Symphony No. 7, Theme and Variations"

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