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The sad thing about artificial intelligence is that it lacks artifice and therefore intelligence.
Holidays are in no sense an alternative to the congestion and bustle of cities and work. Quite the contrary. People look to escape ...
Art is for [the Irish] inseparable from artifice: of that, the theatre is the home. Possibly, it was England made me a novelist.
Since childhood, I have been enchanted by the fact and the symbolism of the right hand and the left--the one the doer, the other t ...
The stuff of which tragedy and comedy are made is the same stuff. The foibles of mankind work up more easily into comedy than into ...
Protoplasm, simple or nucleated, is the formal basis of all life. It is the clay of the potter: which, bake it and paint it as he ...
Poetry, even when apparently most fantastic, is always a revolt against artifice, a revolt, in a sense, against actuality.
Humility is often merely feigned submissiveness assumed in order to subject others, an artifice of pride which stoops to conquer, ...
Being blond is definitely a different state of mind. I can't really put my finger on it, but the artifice of being blond has some ...
Listening to Thelonious Monk play I Surrender, Dear, or listening to Cecil Taylor play one of his own compositions, we are concern ...
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