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The Abbe Goussault, a counsellor at High Court, writes [at the end of the 17th century]: "Familiarizing oneself with one's childre ...
To make oneself an object, to make oneself passive, is a very different thing from being a passive object.
While criticism or fear of punishment may restrain us from doing wrong, it does not make us wish to do right. Disregarding this si ...
To write is to make oneself the echo of what cannot cease speaking--and since it cannot, in order to become its echo I have, in a ...
... in nine out of ten cases the original wish to write is the wish to make oneself felt ... [ellipsis in source] the non-essentia ...
The Caracal lies on a shelf in its den in the Zoological Gardens quietly licking its fur. I go up and stand near it. It makes a fa ...
Knowing what [Christ] knew , knowing all about mankind--ah! who would have thought that the crime is not so much to make others di ...
Drill and uniforms impose an architecture on the crowd. An army's beautiful. But that's not all; it panders to lower instincts tha ...
Everything is deception: seeking the minimum of illusion, keeping within the ordinary limitations, seeking the maximum. In the fir ...
Where wit is a form of criticism or mockery, humor includes an element of self-criticism or self-mockery; where wit tends to procl ...
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