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We have grasped the mystery of the atom and rejected the Sermon on the Mount.... The world has achieved brilliance without wisdom, ...
Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice; journalism what will be grasped at once.
It is the same among the men and women, as among the silent trees; always a referred existence, an absence, never a presence and s ...
Thou shalt not, it is said, make unto thee any graven image of God. The same commandment should apply when God is taken to mean th ...
Before I knew that I was Jewish or a girl I knew that I was a member of the working class. At a time when I had not yet grasped th ...
God cannot be seen: he is too bright for sight; nor grasped: he is too pure for touch; nor measured: for he is beyond all sense, i ...
[One cannot express lack of knowledge in affirmative language.] This idea is more firmly grasped in the form of interrogation: "Wh ...
With a condescending grin he offered his hand, hardly bothering to sit up. I grasped it only because it provided me with the curio ...
One sticks to an opinion because he prides himself on having come to it on his own, and another because he has taken great pains t ...
The problem of culture is seldom grasped correctly. The goal of a culture is not the greatest possible happiness of a people, nor ...
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