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These two men, seemingly so different in their public attitudes--Faulkner hugged his private life, Hemingway made his into a natio ...
The term "mensch" literally means a "person" or "man," but it represents a moral ideal for all people, men and women alike. . . . ...
No one's death comes to pass without making some impression, and those close to the deceased inherit part of the liberated soul an ...
Tamed as it may be, sexuality remains one of the demonic forces in human consciousness--pushing us at intervals close to taboo and ...
I am sorry I have not learnt to play at cards. It is very useful in life: it generates kindness, and consolidates society.
I've come close to matching the feeling of that night in 1944 in music, when I first heard Diz and Bird, but I've never got there. ...
My first big mistake was made when, in a moment of weakness, I consented to learn the game; for a man who can frankly say "I do no ...
Whoever sincerely believes that elevated and distant goals are as little use to man as a cow, that "all of our problems" come from ...
Washington's birthday is as close to a secular Christmas as any Christian country dare come this side of blasphemy.
There are men from whom nature or some peculiar destiny has removed the cover beneath which we hide our own madness. They are like ...
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