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An American cannot converse, but he can discuss, and his talk falls into a dissertation. He speaks to you as if he was addressing ...
I always consider the settlement of America with reverence and wonder, as the opening of a grand scene and design in providence, f ...
Every living language, like the perspiring bodies of living creatures, is in perpetual motion and alteration; some words go off, a ...
There is no absolute point of view from which real and ideal can be finally separated and labelled.
The soul is so far from being a monad that we have not only to interpret other souls to ourself but to interpret ourself to oursel ...
It has frequently been said that we never desire what we think absolutely inapprehensible: it is however true that some of our sha ...
All significant truths are private truths. As they become public they cease to become truths; they become facts, or at best, part ...
Every experience is a paradox in that it means to be absolute, and yet is relative; in that it somehow always goes beyond itself a ...
A philosophy can and must be worked out with the greatest rigour and discipline in the details, but can ultimately be founded on n ...
From a purely external point of view there is no will; and to find will in any phenomenon requires a certain empathy; we observe a ...
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