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Never ascribe to an opponent motives meaner than your own.
To endow the writer publicly with a good fleshly body, to reveal that he likes dry white wine and underdone steak, is to make even ...
We are constantly railing against the passions; we ascribe to them all of man's afflictions, and we forget that they are also the ...
We ascribe beauty to that which is simple; which has no superfluous parts; which exactly answers its end; which stands related to ...
The covetousness or the malignity, which saddens me, when I ascribe it to society, is my own. I am environed by my self.
I ascribe a basic importance to the phenomenon of language.... To speak means to be in a position to use a certain syntax, to gras ...
Country people tend to consider that they have a corner on righteousness and to distrust most manifestations of cleverness, while ...
There is an universal tendency among mankind to conceive all beings like themselves, and to transfer to every object, those qualit ...
"Woe unto the world because of offences! for it must needs be that offences come; but woe to that man by whom the offence cometh!" ...
The child's philosophy rests upon the assumption that the world outside is in gear with his own appetites. For this reason an adul ...
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