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As a novelist, I cannot occupy myself with "characters," or at any rate central ones, who lack panache, in one or another sense, w ...
Unlike the ambiguity of life, the ambiguity of language does reach a limit.
Bad faith makes the most of every ambiguity.
The middle years of parenthood are characterized by ambiguity. Our kids are no longer helpless, but neither are they independent. ...
The modern world needs people with a complex identity who are intellectually autonomous and prepared to cope with uncertainty; who ...
To conclude, The Light of humane minds is Perspicuous Words, but by exact definitions first snuffed, and purged from ambiguity; Re ...
Legends of prediction are common throughout the whole Household of Man. Gods speak, spirits speak, computers speak. Oracular ambig ...
There is no greater impediment to the advancement of knowledge than the ambiguity of words.
Indeed, it is that ambiguity and ambivalence which often is so puzzling in women--the quality of shifting from child to woman, the ...
I have always felt that a woman has the right to treat the subject of her age with ambiguity until, perhaps, she passes into the r ...
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