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You will find that reason, which always ought to direct mankind, seldom does; but that passions and weaknesses commonly usurp its ...
Without general elections, without unrestricted freedom of press and assembly, without a free struggle of opinion, life dies out i ...
Great statesmen seem to direct and rule by a sort of power to put themselves in the place of the nation over which they are set, a ...
The principle of majority rule is the mildest form in which the force of numbers can be exercised. It is a pacific substitute for ...
Life direct...is what Flaubert and Joyce have convinced themselves the man may never get quite clear of but the artist has nothing ...
The condition that gives birth to a rule is not the same as the condition to which the rule gives birth.
Sir, I admit your gen'ral rule
That every poet is a fool:
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Curiosity is the direct incontinency of the spirit.
When Britain first, at Heaven's command,
Arose from out the azure main,
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A slave who deals wisely will rule over a child who acts shamefully, and will share the inheritance as one of the family.
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