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We can never establish with certainty what part of our relations with others is the result of our emotions--love, antipathy, chari ...
To play safe, I prefer to accept only one type of power: the power of art over trash, the triumph of magic over the brute.
Have at last written another [play, i.e., Endgame].... Rather difficult and elliptic, mostly depending on the power of the text to ...
Firm in our beliefs without dismay,
In any game the nations want to play.
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Despots play their part in the works of thinkers. Fettered words are terrible words. The writer doubles and trebles the power of h ...
If every man possessed everything he wanted, and no one had the power to interfere with such possession; or if no man desired that ...
Language is political. That's why you and me, my Brother and Sister, that's why we sposed to choke our natural self into the weird ...
Some people draw a comforting distinction between "force" and "violence." ... I refuse to cloud the issue by such word-play.... Th ...
When you get out on one of those lakes in a canoe like this, you do not forget that you are completely at the mercy of the wind, a ...
Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad man.
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