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Not being a K.N. [Know-Nothing] I am left as a sort of waif on the political sea with symptoms of a mild sort towards Black Republ ...
... overconfidence in one's own ability is the root of much evil. Vanity, egoism, is the deadliest of all characteristics. This va ...
If any doubt has arisen as to me, my country [Virginia] will have my political creed in the form of a "Declaration &c." which I wa ...
The A B C of being,
The ruddy temper, the hammer
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Before he has learned his a b c in the beautiful but mystic lore of the wilderness which Spenser and Dante had just begun to read, ...
A cosmic philosophy is not constructed to fit a man; a cosmic philosophy is constructed to fit a cosmos. A man can no more possess ...
We shall do better to abandon the whole attempt to learn the truth ... unless we can trust to the human mind's having such a power ...
Just as the mother's womb holds us for ten months not in preparation for itself but for the region to which we seem to be discharg ...
And so we ask for peace for the gods of our fathers, for the gods of our native land. It is reasonable that whatever each of us wo ...
If prosperity is regarded as the reward of virtue it will be regarded as the symptom of virtue.
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