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The American distinction between the schlemiel and the schlimazl, summarized in the rule of thumb that says the former spills the ...
For twenty-five centuries, Western knowledge has tried to look upon the world. It has failed to understand that the world is not f ...
Self-love for ever creeps out, like a snake, to sting anything which happens ... to stumble upon it.
Surely one of the peculiar habits of circumstances is the way they follow, in their eternal recurrence, a single course. If an eve ...
No man is much regarded by the rest of the world. He that considers how little he dwells upon the condition of others, will learn ...
Whenever a taboo is broken, something good happens, something vitalizing.... Taboos after all are only hangovers, the product of d ...
All my life I have said, "Whatever happens there will always be tables and chairs"--and what a mistake.
the vagabond began
To sketch a face that well might buy the soul of any man.
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But I do nothing upon myself, and yet am mine own executioner.
Violence does, in truth, recoil upon the violent, and the schemer falls into the pit which he digs for another.
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