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America's two most important intellectual forebears are conceivably Franklin and Emerson. Franklin, however, makes us a little une ...
On a very rough-and-ready basis we might define an eccentric as a man who is a law unto himself, and a crank as one who, having de ...
The Englishman wants to be recognized as a gentleman, or as some other suitable species of human being; the American wants to be c ...
The trouble with our age is that it is all signpost and no destination.
What one really wants is youth, and what one really loses is years. Life becomes at last a mere piece of acting. One goes on by ha ...
Whoever is admitted or sought for, in company, upon any other account than that of his merit and manners, is never respected there ...
The company of women of fashion will improve your manners, though not your understanding; and that complaisance and politeness, wh ...
The delicious faces of children, the beauty of school-girls, "the sweet seriousness of sixteen," the lofty air of well-born, well- ...
Learning has been as great a Loser by being shut up in Colleges and Cells, and secluded from the World and good Company. By that M ...
For a companion, I require one who will make an equal demand on me with my own genius. Such a one will always be rightly tolerant. ...
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