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It was the feeling of a passenger on an ocean steamer whose mind will not give him rest until he has been in the engine-room and t ...
The short lesson that comes out of long experience in political agitation is something like this: all the motive power in all of t ...
The learned professors have been at considerable pains in their attempts to make a distinction between tools and implements on the ...
He is the best sailor who can steer within the fewest points of the wind, and extract a motive power out of the greatest obstacles ...
To take pride in a library kills it. Then, its motive power shifts over to the critical if admiring visitor, and apologies are nec ...
And now behold the goddess seated on her throne ... receiving the adulation of her worshipper.... An adulation, which translated i ...
It is difficult to find a reputable American historian who will acknowledge the crude fact that a Franklin Roosevelt, say, wanted ...
Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad man.
Power tires only those who do not have it.
Power is action; the electoral principle is discussion. No political action is possible when discussion is permanently established ...
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