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There is nothing more vapid than a philistine petty bourgeois existence with its farthings, victuals, vacuous conversations, and u ...
If one had to worry about one's actions in respect of other people's ideas, one might as well be buried alive in an antheap or mar ...
How beastly the bourgeois is
especially the male of the species--
Look a here people, listen to me,
Don't try to find no home in Washington, D.C.
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In bourgeois society, the French and the industrial revolution transformed the authorization of political space. The political rev ...
The two most potent post-war orthodoxies--socialist politics and modernist art--have at least one feature in common: they are both ...
A superior person does not remember a petty person's trespasses.
Be petty at first, and a gentleman later.
When petty people get into power they consider themselves unexcelled in the world.
A petty bureaucrat always watches his superior's countenance, just as a boatman trims his sails according to the force of the wind ...
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