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Economic growth may one day turn out to be a curse rather than a good, and under no conditions can it either lead into freedom or ...
The man, or the boy, in his development is psychologically deterred from incorporating serving characteristics by an easily observ ...
Every idea is endowed of itself with immortal life, like a human being. All created form, even that which is created by man, is im ...
Civilization exists precisely so that there may be no masses but rather men alert enough never to constitute masses.
[I]t is worth remembering that every writer begins with a naively physical notion of what art is. A book for him or her is not an ...
The American novel tends to rest in contradictions and among extreme ranges of experience. When it attempts to resolve contradicti ...
Conscious virtue is the only solid foundation of all happiness; for riches, power, rank, or whatever, in the common acceptation of ...
When we study human language, we are approaching what some might call the 'human essence,' the distinctive qualities of mind that ...
The core problem of human language ... I take to be this: having mastered a language, one is able to understand an indefinite numb ...
Abatement in the hostility of one's enemies must never be thought to signify they have been won over. It only means that one has c ...
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