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... it is only after years and years that you can speak of penury in the midst of opulence, of hunger in the midst of almost sinfu ...
I ask myself: what are my views on death, the next world, God? I look into my mind and discover I am too much of a mannikin to hav ...
... it is not only our fate but our business to lose innocence, and once we have lost that it is futile to attempt a picnic in Ede ...
You should go to picture-galleries and museums of sculpture to be acted upon, and not to express or try to form your own perfectly ...
People believe a man is in distress because his loved one dies in one day. But his real pain is less futile: it is that he finds o ...
The gods had condemned Sisyphus to ceaselessly rolling a rock to the top of a mountain, whence the stone would fall back of its ow ...
I have seen many people, who, while you are speaking to them, instead of looking at, and attending to you, fix their eyes upon the ...
Droll thing life is--that mysterious arrangement of merciless logic for a futile purpose. The most you can hope from it is some kn ...
Worrying is as futile as boredom, but harder work.
If family violence teaches children that might makes right at home, how will we hope to cure the futile impulse to solve worldly c ...
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