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Behind one high mountain lies yet a higher one.
Men are not to be told anything they might find too painful; the secret depths of human nature, the sordid physicalities, might ov ...
Intellectual despair results in neither weakness nor dreams, but in violence.... It is only a matter of knowing how to give vent t ...
It is seldom very hard to do one's duty when one knows what it is, but it is often exceedingly difficult to find this out.
The abominable effort to take one's sins with one to paradise.
If one doesn't know one's own country, one doesn't have standards for foreign countries.
Most of one's life is one prolonged effort to prevent oneself thinking.
Throughout much of history, women writers have capitulated to male standards, and have paid too much heed to what Virginia Woolf c ...
If I had not come to America, where I felt free to formulate tentatively insights at which I had empathically arrived, I would hav ...
The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one's real and one's declared aims, one turns as it ...
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