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Contention is inseparable from creating knowledge. It is not contention we should try to avoid, but discourses that attempt to sup ...
It is my contention that civil disobedients are nothing but the latest form of voluntary association, and that they are thus quite ...
Let the long contention cease! Geese are swans, and swans are geese. Let them have it how they will! Thou art tired; best be still ...
The making of a picture ought surely to be a rather fascinating adventure. It is not; it is an endless contention of tawdry egos, ...
My wife and I lived all alone,
contention was our only bone.
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Great causes are never tried on their merits; but the cause is reduced to particulars to suit the size of the partizans, and the c ...
The contention that a standing army and navy is the best security of peace is about as logical as the claim that the most peaceful ...
The whole is a riddle, an enigma, an inexplicable mystery. Doubt, uncertainty, suspence of judgment appear the only result of our ...
I am tired of a life of contention, and of being the personal object for the hatred of every man, who hates the present state of t ...
Quarrel not at all. No man resolved to make the most of himself, can spare time for personal contention. Still less can he afford ...
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