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What I fear is being in the presence of evil and doing nothing. I fear that more than death.
No man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to get himself into a jail; for being in a ship is being in a jail, with the ch ...
It is ... to my three children [that] I owe my very being. In attempting to fulfill my duty to them as a mother, I met the challen ...
My father liked to moralize, and so do I. But he was in earnest, while I am embarrassed and pretend that I am merely being witty.
Next we come to the bronchial buster, or the man (it is usually a man) who, being in the throes of a terrific throat and tube trou ...
There being in the make of an English mind a certain gloom and eagerness, which carries to the sad extreme; religion to fanaticism ...
The Greeks have given to the world the science of history; the Israelites gave to the world historical religion. In contrast to al ...
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should b ...
To a profound pessimist about life, being in danger is not depressing.
"Well, well," he said to himself, "you are not in Belgium; let us begin our apprenticeship in earnest, and so long as we are in th ...
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