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It is an equal failing to trust everybody, and to trust nobody.
Pessimists say that the family is eroding. Optimists say the family is diversifying. Both points of view are right. Families are m ...
Better than succeeding little by little is failing at one go.
If a poet has any obligation toward society, it is to write well. Being in the minority, he has no other choice. Failing this duty ...
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 ...
Since there's no help, come let us kiss and part,
Nay, I have done: you get no more of me,
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Poverty demoralizes. A man in debt is so far a slave; and Wall-street thinks it easy for a millionaire to be a man of his word, a ...
I would be a winner because I was a loser! That's right. I dream of failure every night of my life, and that's my secret. To make ...
On the whole, "organic" illnesses of the body are viewed as a misfortune over which the victim has little control. Not so for "men ...
Ideas are not thoughts; the thought respects the boundaries that the idea ignores thereby failing to realize itself.
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