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Hebraism contains no eternal realm of essence, which Greek philosophy was to fabricate, through Plato, as affording the intellectu ...
Both were predominantly ethical in aim and doctrine; theory of knowledge (logic) and of nature (physics) served rather as the scaf ...
I could be, I discovered, by turns stern, loving, wise, silly, youthful, aged, racial, universal, indulgent, strict, with a remark ...
The virtue of art lies in detachment, in sequestering one object from the embarrassing variety. Until one thing comes out from the ...
For, as it is dislocation and detachment from the life of God, that makes things ugly, the poet, who re-attaches things to nature ...
The most significant thing about writing is that it makes possible the detachment of affirmation from the speaker. Without writing ...
Hypocrisy is the most difficult and nerve-racking vice that any man can pursue; it needs an unceasing vigilance and a rare detachm ...
We must have a real living determination to reach holiness. "I will be a saint" means I will despoil myself of all that is not God ...
One line typed twenty years ago
can be blazed on a wall in spraypaint
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Detachment is the prerogative of an elite; and as the dandy is the nineteenth century's surrogate for the aristocrat in matters of ...
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