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"My goodness, you were such an odd bird at school." Part 1, Chapter 1, pg. 5

"I won't waste all my love, all my energy, all my intellect - modest as that is - on some useless man who devotes himself to golf or to selling bonds in the City. When I marry, it will be someone who'll really contribute. I mean to humanity, to a better world. Is that such an awful ambition? ´Part 1, Chapter 2, pg. 49

"In fact, it has always been a puzzle to me that Osbourne should have said such a thing of me that morning, since my own memory is that I blended perfectly into English school life." Part 1, Chapter 1, pg. 7

"All these people here, Puffin. All these people. Ask them and they'll profess to have standards. But you'll see as you get older, very few of them really do." Part 3, Chapter 6, pg. 88

"But more than anything...

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