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Let the wise also hear and gain in learning, and the discerning acquire skill, to understand a proverb and a figure, the words of ...
What one really wants is youth, and what one really loses is years. Life becomes at last a mere piece of acting. One goes on by ha ...
It is the nature of our desires to be boundless, and many live only to gratify them. But for this purpose the first object is, not ...
Many women are reluctant to allow men to enter their domain. They don't want men to acquire skills in what has traditionally been ...
To understand reality is not the same as to know about outward events. It is to perceive the essential nature of things. The best- ...
The bourgeoisie loves so-called "positive" types and novels with happy endings since they lull one into thinking that it is fine t ...
You must labour to acquire that great and uncommon talent of hating with good breeding, and loving with prudence; to make no quarr ...
If success is a habit, it is a hard one to acquire.
In order to acquire a growing and lasting respect in society, it is a good thing, if you possess great talent, to give, early in y ...
There is no such thing as a language, not if a language is anything like what many philosophers and linguists have supposed. There ...
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