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Popular cinema cooperates with desire for reverie rather than opposing it. This is why mass-audience movies are so conscious of ge ...
A critic is a bundle of biases held loosely together by a sense of taste.
All human knowledge takes the form of interpretation.
Exclusively of the abstract sciences, the largest and worthiest portion of our knowledge consists of aphorisms: and the greatest a ...
Jacques said that his master said that everything good or evil we encounter here below was written on high.
The world leaves no track in space, and the greatest action of man no mark in the vast idea.
This Ennui, for which we Saxons had no name, this word of France has got a terrific significance. It shortens life, and bereaves t ...
Give the slave the least elevation of religious sentiment, and he is not slave: you are the slave: he not only in his humility fee ...
I cannot find language of sufficient energy to convey my sense of the sacredness of private integrity. All men, all things, the st ...
It is the dissenter, the theorist, the aspirant, who is quitting this ancient domain to embark on seas of adventure, who engages o ...
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