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The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-distrust. He guides their eyes from himse ...
Life is a corrupting process from the time a child learns to play his mother off against his father in the politics of when to go ...
Every judgement of conscience, be it right or wrong, be it about things evil in themselves or morally indifferent, is obligatory, ...
I have a sense of going my own way, and I don't really think much about whether it's going against the grain. I don't really want ...
As the farmer casts into the ground the finest ears of his grain, the time will come when we too shall hold nothing back, but shal ...
The analytic psychotherapist thus has a threefold battle to wage--in his own mind against the forces which seek to drag him down f ...
Trust him to have his bitter politics
Against his unacquaintances the rich
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Even crushed against his brother in the Tube the average Englishman pretends desperately that he is alone.
The kinship between the Prometheus myth and the Book of Job is obvious enough. Both heroes, blameless and upright, suffer at the h ...
I was afraid the waking arm would break
From the loose earth and rub against his eyes
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