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HOW TO FORGET

From the May 1911 issue of The Christian Science Journal


EVERY man who would carve out for himself a worthy career needs on the workbench of his endeavor a tool that rusts in idleness and grows sharp with proper use—namely, a good memory. To those gifted individuals whose minds, to use Byron's words, are as "wax to receive, and marble to retain," the action of memory is as spontaneous as speech, as unlabored as breathing.