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[The political mind] is a strange mixture of vanity and timidity, of an obsequious attitude at one time and a delusion of grandeur ...
Every generation rewrites the past. In easy times history is more or less of an ornamental art, but in times of danger we are driv ...
Women sometimes seem to share a quiet, unalterable dogma of persecution that endows even the most sophisticated of them with the i ...
That diabolical Hell conceived principle of persecution rages among some [people] and to their eternal Infamy the clergy can furni ...
Martyrs have harmed the truth.... Even today it only takes the crudest sort of persecution to give an otherwise inherently indiffe ...
... social evils are dangerously contagious. The fixed policy of persecution and injustice against a class of women who are weak a ...
Again and again, faith in a possible satisfaction of the human race breaks through at the very moments of most zealous discord bec ...
The history of persecution is a history of endeavors to cheat nature, to make water run up hill, to twist a rope of sand.
Women have a hard time of it in this world. They are oppressed by man-made laws, man-made social customs, masculine egoism, the de ...
Even today a crude sort of persecution is all that is required to create an honorable name for any sect, no matter how indifferent ...
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