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I did not lose my Sirian perspectives, the Sirian scope of time and space. But I was inside, too, this civilisation's view of itse ...
Man, even man debased by the neocapitalism and pseudosocialism of our time, is a marvelous being because he sometimes speaks. Lang ...
But, when nothing subsists from a distant past, after the death of others, after the destruction of objects, only the senses of sm ...
He is the richest man who knows how to draw a benefit from the labors of the greatest number of men, of men in distant countries, ...
... we may remember what the Romans ... thought a cultivated person ought to be: one who knows how to choose his company among men ...
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 ...
In many ways chess ... is very like philosophy. Both have long histories which most practitioners are aware of and frequently cons ...
Ye distant spires, ye antique towers,
That crown the wat'ry glade.
How distant, the departure of young men
Down valleys....
Since men do not really respect anything unless it was established long ago and has developed slowly over time, those who want to ...
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