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To be a leader of men one must turn one's back on men.
It is perfectly monstrous the way people go about nowadays saying things against one behind one's back that are absolutely and ent ...
To look back is to relax one's vigil.
How ignorant we are! How ignorant everyone is! We can cut across only a small area of the appallingly expanding fields of knowledg ...
To introduce a new play only six weeks after another has been banned is also a way to speak one's piece to the government. It prov ...
I have often been asked to be fair and view a matter from all sides. I did so, hoping that something might improve if I viewed all ...
American manners have evolved in a climate in many ways very different from those of the civilization to which most Americans owe ...
As for the peasant populations of a great part of the world, they aren't so much anxious as hungry. They aren't anxious about whet ...
In states of perplexity men will rub their chins with their hand, or tug at the lobes of their ears, or rub their foreheads or che ...
The huge black clock hand is still at rest but is on the point of making its once-a-minute gesture; that resilient jolt will set a ...
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