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People who have realized that this is a dream imagine that it is easy to wake up, and are angry with those who continue sleeping, ...
It must not be thought that the cowardly feeling of caution and uneasy self-preservation is innate in the English character. It is ...
Everything in Italy that is particularly elegant and grand ... borders upon insanity and absurdity--or at least is reminiscent of ...
Every man who has lived for fifty years has buried a whole world or even two; he has grown used to its disappearance and accustome ...
Science, which cuts its way through the muddy pond of daily life without mingling with it, casts its wealth to right and left, but ...
A generation which has passed through the shop has absorbed standards and ambitions which are not of those of spaciousness, and ca ...
What breadth, what beauty and power of human nature and development there must be in a woman to get over all the palisades, all th ...
You can no more bridle passions with logic than you can justify them in the law courts. Passions are facts and not dogmas.
Liberalism, austere in political trifles, has learned ever more artfully to unite a constant protest against the government with a ...
Education at school continues what has been done at home: it crystallizes the optical illusion, consolidates it with book learning ...
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