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The author's hegemony must be broken. It is impossible to go too far in fanatical self-denial or fanatical self-renunciation: I am ...
A man in the view of absolute goodness, adores, with total humility. Every step downward, is a step upward. The man who renounces ...
A saint addicted to excessive self-abnegation is a dangerous associate; he may infect you with poverty, and a stiffening of those ...
It is just this rage for consideration that has betrayed the dog into his satellite position as the friend of man. The cat, an ani ...
A self-respecting nation is ready for anything, including war, except for a renunciation of its option to make war.
I am looking over Self Control again, & my opinion is
confirmed of its being an excellently-meant, elegantly-written
...
To have that sense of one's intrinsic worth which constitutes self-respect is potentially to have everything: the ability to discr ...
Most of our platitudes notwithstanding, self-deception remains the most difficult deception. The tricks that work on others count ...
The glance is natural magic. The mysterious communication established across a house between two entire strangers, moves all the s ...
So all that is said of the wise man by Stoic or Oriental or modern essayist, describes to each reader his own idea, describes his ...
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