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The form of act or thought mattered nothing. The hymns of David, the plays of Shakespeare, the metaphysics of Descartes, the crime ...
I shall not want Society in Heaven,
Lucretia Borgia shall be my Bride;
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Scholars and thinkers are prone to an effeminate habit, and shrink if a coarser shout comes up from the street, or a brutal act is ...
Happy is the nation without a history.
The said truth is that it is the greatest happiness of the greatest number that is the measure of right and wrong.
To introduce a new play only six weeks after another has been banned is also a way to speak one's piece to the government. It prov ...
One does not kill oneself for love of a woman, but because love--any love--reveals us in our nakedness, our misery, our vulnerabil ...
No one ever lacks a good reason for suicide.
A man is never completely alone in this world. At the worst, he has the company of a boy, a youth, and by and by a grown man--the ...
Suffering is by no means a privilege, a sign of nobility, a reminder of God. Suffering is a fierce, bestial thing, commonplace, un ...
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