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I regard as a mortal sin not only the lying of the senses in matters of love, but also the illusion which the senses seek to creat ...
The ways in which most men get their living, that is, live, are mere makeshifts, and a shirking of the real business of life,--chi ...
I see advertisements for active young men, as if activity were the whole of a young man's capital. Yet I have been surprised when ...
Just so hollow and ineffectual, for the most part, is our ordinary conversation. Surface meets surface. When our life ceases to be ...
You must get your living by loving. But as it is said of the merchants that ninety-seven in a hundred fail, so the life of men gen ...
I wish to suggest that a man may be very industrious, and yet not spend his time well. There is no more fatal blunderer than he wh ...
Thus our life is not altogether a forgetting, but also, alas! to a great extent, a remembering, of that which we should never have ...
If a man was tossed out of a window when an infant, and so made a cripple for life, or scared out of his wits by the Indians, it i ...
In proportion as our inward life fails, we go more constantly and desperately to the post office. You may depend on it, that the p ...
Men rush to California and Australia as if the true gold were to be found in that direction; but that is to go to the very opposit ...
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