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Many young people adopt pleasures for which they have not the least taste, only because they are called by that name.... You must ...
When we study human language, we are approaching what some might call the 'human essence,' the distinctive qualities of mind that ...
Sanity is the lot of those who are most obtuse, for lucidity destroys one's equilibrium: it is unhealthy to honestly endure the la ...
What one really wants is youth, and what one really loses is years. Life becomes at last a mere piece of acting. One goes on by ha ...
Nakedness is uncomely, as well in mind as body, and it addeth no small reverence to men's manners and actions if they be not altog ...
To stroll is a science, it is the gastronomy of the eye. To walk is to vegetate, to stroll is to live.... To stroll is to enjoy, i ...
The one self-knowledge worth having is to know one's own mind.
For my part, I confess I seldom listen to the players: one has so much to do, in looking about and finding out one's acquaintance, ...
A true voluptuary will never abandon his mind to the grossness of reality. It is by exalting the earthly, the material, the physiq ...
I had rather munch a crust of brown bread and an onion in a corner, without any more ado or ceremony, than feed upon turkey at ano ...
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