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Civilization is a conspiracy.... Modern life is the silent compact of comfortable folk to keep up pretences.
Every man at the bottom of his heart believes that he is a born detective.
Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad man.
The farmer imagines power and place are fine things. But the President has paid dear for his White House. It has commonly cost him ...
It is the consequence of this institution that not a school- house, a public pew, a bridge, a pound, a mill-dam, hath been set up, ...
Only by himself, with one acre and a house, will a dunce be a dunce. Once he manages to gain power, he'll turn into a scoundrel.
Lift not thy spear against the Muses' bower:
The great Emathian conqueror bid spare
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and men strive with each other not for power or the accumulation of paper
but in joy create for others the house, the poem, t
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The purpose of ritual for men is to learn the rules of power and competition. Watching sports together, for example, they see the ...
We fatuously hoped that we might pluck from the human tragedy itself a consciousness of a common destiny which should bring its ow ...
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