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To me this world is all one continued vision of fancy or imagination, and I feel flattered when I am told so. What is it sets Home ...
"I wonder what life means," said my friend when he had apparently just been thinking. "I have no idea," I volunteered in my cheerf ...
Bad company is as instructive as licentiousness. One makes up for the loss of one's innocence with the loss of one's prejudices.
All poetry is supposed to be instructive but in an unnoticeable manner; it is supposed to make us aware of what it would be valuab ...
I know not anything more pleasant, or more instructive, than to compare experience with expectation, or to register from time to t ...
Children also have artistic ability, and there is wisdom in their having it! The more helpless they are, the more instructive are ...
One cannot demand of a scholar that he show himself a scholar everywhere in society, but the whole tenor of his behavior must none ...
As I am writing my thought, it sometimes escapes me; but this makes me remember my weakness, which I constantly forget. This is as ...
The dialectic between change and continuity is a painful but deeply instructive one, in personal life as in the life of a people. ...
Thus did he yield me in the shady night
A wondrous and instructive light,
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