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True works of art contain their own theory and give us the measurement according to which we should judge them.
I'm Friedrich. I'm fourteen. I'm impossible.
Each one of us must carry within the proof of immortality, it cannot be given from outside of us. To be sure, everything in nature ...
In politics people throw themselves, as on a sickbed, from one side to the other in the belief they will lie more comfortably.
I come more and more to the conclusion that one must take the side of the minority which is always the more intelligent one.
Very few people love others for what they are; rather, they love what they lend them, their own selves, their own idea of them.
So divinely is the world organized that every one of us, in our place and time, is in balance with everything else.
Our foibles are really what make us lovable.
We cannot remain long in a conscious state or in consciousness, we must take refuge again in the unconscious since there are our r ...
War is in truth a disease in which the juices that serve health and maintenance are used for the sole purpose of nourishing someth ...
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