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Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts.
I shook off the sweat and the sun. I understood that I had destroyed the balance of the day, the exceptional silence of a beach wh ...
Vanity, or to call it by a gentler name, the desire of admiration and applause, is, perhaps, the most universal principle of human ...
Congress seems drugged and inert most of the time. ...Its idea of meeting a problem is to hold hearings or, in extreme cases, to a ...
Construed ... as turf, home just seems a provisional claim, a designation you make upon a place, not one it makes on you. A certai ...
It is because the public are a mass--inert, obtuse, and passive--that they need to be shaken up from time to time so that we can t ...
Men of genius are often dull and inert in society; as the blazing meteor, when it descends to earth, is only a stone.
The mechanism that directs government cannot be virtuous, because it is impossible to thwart every crime, to protect oneself from ...
The whole bank, which is from twenty to forty feet high, is sometimes overlaid with a mass of this kind of foliage, or sandy ruptu ...
Activities that seem to represent choices are often inert reproductions of accepted practice.
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