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Kindliness seems to exist primarily as an animal instinct, so deeply rooted that mental degeneracy, which works from the top down, ...
As social beings we live with our eyes upon our reflection, but have no assurance of the tranquillity of the waters in which we se ...
The imaginations which people have of one another are the solid facts of society.
The chief misery of the decline of the faculties, and a main cause of the irritability that often goes with it, is evidently the i ...
It is surely a matter of common observation that a man who knows no one thing intimately has no views worth hearing on things in g ...
There is nothing less to our credit than our neglect of the foreigner and his children, unless it be the arrogance most of us betr ...
Could anything be more indicative of a slight but general insanity than the aspect of the crowd on the streets of Chicago?
So far as discipline is concerned, freedom means not its absence but the use of higher and more rational forms as contrasted with ...
We are born to action; and whatever is capable of suggesting and guiding action has power over us from the first.
A person of definite character and purpose who comprehends our way of thought is sure to exert power over us. He cannot altogether ...
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