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... the aspiring immigrant ... is not content to progress alone. Solitary success is imperfect success in his eyes. He must take h ...
The law isn't justice. It's a very imperfect mechanism. If you press exactly the right buttons and are also lucky, justice may sho ...
Gratitude is a burden upon our imperfect nature, and we are but too willing to ease ourselves of it, or at least to lighten it as ...
The revolutionary spirit is mighty convenient in this, that it frees one from all scruples as regards ideas. Its hard absolute opt ...
Oh, to vex me, contraries meet in one:
Inconstancy unnaturally hath begot
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Man is imperfect. The reality he creates is always endangered by man.
Behind every individual closes organization; before him opens liberty,--the Better, the Best. The first and worse races are dead. ...
Plants are the young of the world, vessels of health and vigor; but they grope ever upwards towards consciousness; the trees are i ...
... if there are no waving flags and marching songs at the barricades as Walter marches out with his little battalion, it is not b ...
The law is only one of several imperfect and more or less external ways of defending what is better in life against what is worse. ...
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