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In general a thing is romantic when, as Aristotle would say, it is wonderful rather than probable; in other words, when it violate ...
All who strive to live for something beyond mere selfish aims find their capacities for doing good very inadequate to their aspira ...
The businessman who assumes that his life is everything, and the mystic who asserts that it is nothing, fail, on this side and on ...
No; truth, being alive, was not halfway between anything. It was only to be found by continuous excursions into either realm, and ...
A young and vital child knows no limit to his own will, and it is the only reality to him. It is not that he wants at the outset t ...
It is a great many years since at the outset of my career I had to think seriously what life had to offer that was worth having. I ...
A fraudulent intent, however carefully concealed at the outset, will generally, in the end, betray itself.
They are more than men at the outset of their battles; at the end they are less than the women.
From the outset, the Christian was the theorizing Jew, the Jew is therefore the practical
Christian, and the practical Christ
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On the threshold of any wholly new and momentous devoted enterprise, the thousand ulterior intricacies and emperilings to which it ...
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