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... 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, ...
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 ...
You'll never have a quiet world til you knock the patriotism out of the human race.
If there was twenty ways of telling the truth and only one way of telling a lie, the Government would find it out. It's in the nat ...
The British blockade won the war; but the wonder is that the British blockhead did not lose it. I suppose the enemy was no wiser. ...
When a person says, "I see a yellowish-orange after-image," he is saying something like this: "There is something going on which i ...
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