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Cultivate the habit of thinking ahead, and of anticipating the necessary and immediate consequences of all your actions.... Likewi ...
"Have we any control over being born?," my friend asked in despair. "No, the job is done for us while we're sleeping, so to speak, ...
The bad lover, like the bad poet, perhaps because of a preoccupation with self, is essentially inattentive, doesn't listen, doesn' ...
My passions are all asleep from my having slumbered till nearly eleven and weakened the animal fibre all over me to a delightful s ...
Always this same morbid interest in other people and their doings, their privacies, their dirty linen, always this air of alertnes ...
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