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Scholarship cannot do without literature.... It needs literature to float it, to set it current, to authenticate it to all the rac ...
I know with certainty, that [an honest man] is not to put his hand into the fire, and hold it there, till it be consumed: And this ...
No common-place is ever effectually got rid of, except by essentially emptying one's self of it into a book; for once trapped in a ...
The duce of any other rule have I to govern myself by in this affair--and if I had one ... I would twist it and tear it to pieces, ...
Even now the ax is lying at the root of the trees; every tree therefore that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into ...
I have placed slippers very carefully under my bed, only to have them crawl out during the night to a position where I will step i ...
A man may build a complicated piece of mechanism, or pilot a steamboat, but not more than five out of ten know how the apple got i ...
When you're tall, thin, blond, and have big boobs, you can have any job you want.
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Were I Diogenes, I would not move out of a kilderkin into a hogshead, though the first had had nothing but small beer in it, and t ...
Well I guess you can't break out of prison and into society in the same week.
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