But do read this excerpt from J.K.Rowling’s Harvard University Commencement Address
The Fringe Benefits of Failure, and the Importance of Imagination (J.K. Rowling-Copyright June 2008)
” And tomorrow, I hope that even if you remember not a single word of mine, you remember those of Seneca, another of those old Romans I met when I fled down the Classics corridor, in retreat from career ladders, in search of ancient wisdom:
‘As is a tale, so is life: not how long it is, but how good it is, is what matters.'”
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