Benedict XII quotes

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Or ever the silver cord be loosed, or the golden bowl be broken, or
the pitcher be broken at the fountain, or the wheel broke
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of making many books there is no end; and much study is a weariness
of the flesh.
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To have one's mother-in-law in the country when one lives in Paris, and vice versa, is one of those strokes of luck that one encou ...
A wife is property that one acquires by contract, she is transferable, because possession of her requires title; in fact, woman is ...
The adequate study of culture, our own and those on the opposite side of the globe, can press on to fulfillment only as we learn t ...
... oh, I long to prove myself by writing! The best seems to die in me when I give it up. It is the self I love--not this efficien ...
Our national experience in Americanizing millions of Europeans whose chief wish was to become Americans has been a heady wine whic ...
We have not the motive to prepare ourselves for a "life-work" of teaching, of social work--we know that we would lay it down with ...
The happiest excitement in life is to be convinced that one is fighting for all one is worth on behalf of some clearly seen and de ...
The mere fact of leaving ultimate social control in the hands of the people has not guaranteed that men will be able to conduct th ...
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