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Grandpa: Penny, why don't you write a play about ism-mania?
Penny: Ism-mania?
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In Rousseau's view (1762). . . most of the problems of education are problems of motivation, as teachers try to rush things. They ...
Are they Hebrews? So am I. Are they Israelites? So am I. Are they descendants of Abraham? So am I. Are they ministers of Christ? I ...
Our discussion will be adequate; if it has as much clearness as the subject-matter admits of; for precision is not to be sought fo ...
It is the mark of an educated man to look for precision in each class of things just so far as the nature of the subject admits; i ...
Crime is a fact of the human species, a fact of that specieas alone, but it is above all the secret aspect, impenetrable and hidde ...
To me it seems the man can see neither deep nor far, who is not sensible of his own misery, sinfulness, and dependence; who doth n ...
...there are perhaps only one or two things in the world which are not far more charming in desire than they are in possession.
Ideas are powerful things, requiring not a studious contemplation but an action, even if it is only an inner action. Their acquisi ...
The people of the United States have been fortunate in many things. One of the things in which we have been most fortunate has bee ...
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