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Excessive courtesy must contain deceit.
Excessive speed gets one nowhere.
Adolescent girls were fighting a mother's interference because they wanted her to acknowledge their independence. Whatever resentm ...
Dress is at all times a frivolous distinction, and excessive solicitude about it often destroys its own aim.
A child who fears excessive retaliation for even minor offenses will learn very early on that to lie is to protect himself.... If ...
To try to write love is to confront the muck of language: that region of hysteria where language is both too much and too little, ...
It is at the same time by poetry and through poetry, by and through music, that the soul glimpses the splendors found behind the t ...
If the Russians have gone too far in subjecting the child and his peer group to conformity to a single set of values imposed by th ...
When Mabelle Webb died, Clifton began the mourning that lasted until his own death. Noel Coward noted in a letter, . . . "Poor Cli ...
The world is burdened with young fogies. Old men with ossified minds are easily dealt with. But men who look young, act young and ...
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