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Surrealism, n. Pure psychic automatism, by which it is intended to express, whether verbally or in writing, or in any other way, t ...
Preoccupation with money is the great test of small natures, but only a small test of great ones.
The bad lover, like the bad poet, perhaps because of a preoccupation with self, is essentially inattentive, doesn't listen, doesn' ...
Each dream finds at last its form; there is a drink for every thirst, and love for every heart. And there is no better way to spen ...
There is a call to life a little sterner,
And braver for the earner, learner, yearner.
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Our passionate preoccupation with the sky, the stars, and a God somewhere in outer space is a homing impulse. We are drawn back to ...
Perhaps a modern society can remain stable only by eliminating adolescence, by giving its young, from the age of ten, the skills, ...
But while being a mother is admittedly a lifelong preoccupation, it cannot, should not, must not be a lifelong occupation. . . .
My conception of the audience is of a public each member of which is carrying about with him what he thinks is an anxiety, or a ho ...
Happiness is a matter of one's most ordinary everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self. To be ...
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