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"When I use a word," Humpty Dumpty said, in a rather scornful tone, "it means just what I choose it to mean--neither more nor less ...
"Take some more tea," the March Hare said to Alice, very earnestly.
"I've had nothing yet," Alice replied in an offended tone
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Patriotism having become one of our topicks, Johnson suddenly uttered, in a strong determined tone, an apophthegm, at which many w ...
Those words freedom and opportunity do not mean a license to climb upwards by pushing other people down. Any paternalistic system ...
Fear, coercion, punishment, are the masculine remedies for moral weakness, but statistics show their failure for centuries. Why no ...
The golden mean in ethics, as in physics, is the centre of the system and that about which all revolve, and though to a distant an ...
The system was breaking down. The one who had wandered alone past so many happenings and events began to feel, backing up along th ...
The sky is low, the clouds are mean,
Our system is the height of absurdity, since we treat the culprit both as a child, so as to have the right to punish him, and as a ...
It don't mean a thing, if it ain't got that swing.
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