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30 Pieces Of Wisdom From Authors

While authors are often cursed with a myriad of problems (suffering for their art is mostly unavoidable), they're also intimidatingly talented folk, full of creativity and smarts.

This is mainly funnelled into their work but it's also blessed us with a selection of perfectly realised nuggets of life-improving wisdom.

Here are 30 of the very best:

(Images: Rex Features, Getty)

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