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The ideas of economists and political philosophers, both when they are right and when they are wrong, are more powerful than is co ...
As a preacher, I should be prompted to tell men, not so much how to get their wheat bread cheaper, as of the bread of life compare ...
Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad man.
There is no such thing as a free lunch.
Today, music heralds ... the establishment of a society of repetition in which nothing will happen anymore.
For twenty-five centuries, Western knowledge has tried to look upon the world. It has failed to understand that the world is not f ...
A schoolmaster should have an atmosphere of awe, and walk wonderingly, as if he was amazed at being himself.
The habit of common and continuous speech is a symptom of mental deficiency. It proceeds from not knowing what is going on in othe ...
So long as war is the main business of nations, temporary despotism--despotism during the campaign--is indispensable.
In every particular state of the world, those nations which are strongest tend to prevail over the others; and in certain marked p ...
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