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One sought not absolute truth. One sought only a spool on which to wind the thread of history without breaking it.
In chess we find several quite crisp distinctions that can also be discerned rather more problematically in the larger game of lif ...
Our passional nature not only lawfully may, but must, decide an option between propositions, whenever it is a genuine option that ...
Oh sure, everyone goes back to the earth at some point, but life itself is a thread that is never broken, never lost. Do you know ...
Our books of science, as they improve in accuracy, are in danger of losing the freshness and vigor and readiness to appreciate the ...
I had observed that he did not wish to answer the same question more than once, and was often silent when it was put again for the ...
[How] the young . . . can grow from the primitive to the civilized, from emotional anarchy to the disciplined freedom of maturity ...
We construct a narrative for ourselves, and that's the thread that we follow from one day to the next. People who disintegrate as ...
Danger lies in the writer becoming the victim of his own exaggeration, losing the exact notion of sincerity, and in the end coming ...
Fall the deep curtains,
delicate the weave,
fair the thread.
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