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We all have--to put it as nicely as I can--our lower centres and our higher centres. Our lower centres act: they act with terrible ...
Spirit is now a very fashionable word: to act with Spirit, to speak with Spirit, means only to act rashly, and to talk indiscreetl ...
Just as a waterfall grows slower and more lightly suspended as it plunges down, so the great man of action tends to act with great ...
There exist certain individuals who are, by nature, given purely to contemplation and are utterly unsuited to action, and who, nev ...
You smile with pomp & rigor, you talk of benevolence & virtue;
I act with benevolence & virtue & get murdered time after time
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Boast quietly, with decorum.
The world is burdened with young fogies. Old men with ossified minds are easily dealt with. But men who look young, act young and ...
The ambivalence of writing is such that it can be considered both an act and an interpretive process that follows after an act wit ...
To act with doubleness towards a man whose own conduct was double, was so near an approach to virtue that it deserved to be called ...
There are characters which are continually creating collisions and nodes for themselves in dramas which nobody is prepared to act ...
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