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Tamed as it may be, sexuality remains one of the demonic forces in human consciousness--pushing us at intervals close to taboo and ...
I would like to be a figment of my own imagination, but belly and bowels will not permit.
A figment is a product of somebody's imagination; it has such characters as his thought impresses upon it. That those characters a ...
Hell is out of fashion--institutional hells at any rate. The populated infernos of the 20th century are more private affairs, the ...
The record of one's life must needs prove more interesting to him who writes it than to him who reads what has been written.
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The true use of Shakespeare or of Cervantes, of Homer or of Dante, of Chaucer or of Rabelais, is to augment one's own growing inne ...
Abject flattery and indiscriminate assentation degrade, as much as indiscriminate contradiction and noisy debate disgust. But a mo ...
Many young people adopt pleasures for which they have not the least taste, only because they are called by that name.... You must ...
The travel writer seeks the world we have lost--the lost valleys of the imagination.
The joy of life consists in the exercise of one's energies, continual growth, constant change, the enjoyment of every new experien ...
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