Lin Yutang

From Wikipedia:
Lin Yutang (October 10, 1895 – March 26, 1976) was a Chinese writer and inventor. His informal but polished style in both Chinese and English made him one of the most influential writers of his generation, and his compilations and translations of classic Chinese texts into English were bestsellers in the West.
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Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.
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A good traveller is one who does not know where he is going to, and a perfect traveller does not know where he came from.
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The wise man reads both books and life itse
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