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POLITICIAN, n. An eel in the fundamental mud upon which the superstructure of organized society is reared. When he wriggles he mis ...
There is something to be said for losing one's possessions, after nothing can be done about it. I had loved my Nanking home and th ...
The businessman who assumes that his life is everything, and the mystic who asserts that it is nothing, fail, on this side and on ...
No; truth, being alive, was not halfway between anything. It was only to be found by continuous excursions into either realm, and ...
[T]hat moment of evening when the light and the darkness are so evenly balanced that the constraint of day and the suspense of nig ...
For man, the vast marvel is to be alive. For man, as for flower and beast and bird, the supreme triumph is to be most vividly, mos ...
Work is an essential part of being alive. Your work is your identity. It tells you who you are. It's gotten so abstract. People do ...
I suppose I have a really loose interpretation of "work," because I think that just being alive is so much work at something you d ...
A party, like a meeting for worship, is not operating on the level of reason.... It transcends logic. It slides willingly and cons ...
Curse of the orchard,
Blemish on the land's fair countenance,
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