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Very notable was his distinction between coarseness and vulgarity (coarseness, revealing something; vulgarity, concealing somethin ...
You should hurry up ... and acquire the cigar habit. It's one of the major happinesses. And so much more lasting than love, so muc ...
Indifference to all the refinements of life--it's really shocking. Just Calvinism, that's all. Calvinism without the excuse of Cal ...
The philosophy of action for action, power for the sake of power, had become an established orthodoxy. "Thou has conquered, O go-g ...
Why any quick-witted and sensitive person should feel ashamed of having said good-by to politics, he couldn't imagine. The sordid ...
Every notable advance in technique or organization has to be paid for, and in most cases the debit is more or less equivalent to t ...
Hell isn't merely paved with good intentions; it's walled and roofed with them. Yes, and furnished too.
Give me Catholicism every time. Father Cheeryble with his thurible; Father Chatterjee with his liturgy. What fun they have with al ...
Nobody who has any kind of creative imagination can possibly be anything but disappointed with real life.... Of course, you could ...
Everyone who wants to do good to the human race always ends in universal bullying.
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