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Date: 1765

"Never make a Friend on a sudden, for though the first Affection makes the deepest Impression, yet that Love is held most permanent which dives into the Soul by soft Degrees of mutual Society, and comes to be matured by Time."

— Anonymous

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Date: 1778

"One should imagine, that the human intellect, by its original constitution, easily admits and retains some impressions, as congenial to its nature, and faithful to their objects; whilst it repels others with aversion or disdain, as subversive of its happiness, and false to the things which they ...

— Author Unknown

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The Mind is a Metaphor is authored by Brad Pasanek, Assistant Professor of English, University of Virginia.