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The advice of their elders to young men is very apt to be as unreal as a list of the hundred best books.
Life is an end in itself, and the only question as to whether it is worth living is whether you have had enough of it.
The most stringent protection of free speech would not protect a man in falsely shouting fire in a theater and causing a panic.
I mourn the safe and motherly old middle-class queen, who held the nation warm under the fold of her big, hideous Scotch-plaid sha ...
A second-class mind dealing with third-class material is hardly a necessity of life.
If American has points of inferiority to English, they are merely matters of degree; if the Americans are, as Oliver Wendell Holme ...
Good Americans, when they die, go to Paris.
Bias, point of view, fury--are they ... so dangerous and must they be ironed out of history, the hills flattened and the contours ...
... research is never completed ... Around the corner lurks another possibility of interview, another book to read, a courthouse t ...
... my last work is no sooner on the stands than letters come, suggesting a subject. The grandmothers of strangers are crying from ...
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