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Normally, the sciences distance themselves from life and the return to it via a detour.
A people is a detour of nature to get to six or seven great men.--Yes, and then to get around them.
Ideally a painter (and, generally, an artist) should not become conscious of his insights: without taking the detour through his r ...
Fate, or some mysterious force, can put the finger on you or me, for no good reason at all.
Man, she looked as though she'd been thrown off the crummiest freight train in the world. Yet, in spite of this, I got the impress ...
That's life. Whichever way you turn, fate sticks out a foot to trip you.
Give a lift to a tomato, you expect her to be nice, don't ya? After all, what kind of dames thumb rides, Sunday school teachers?
Life's like a ball game. You gotta take a swing at whatever comes along before you wake up and find out it's the ninth inning.
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