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By the worldly standards of public life, all scholars in their work are of course oddly virtuous. They do not make wild claims, th ...
We should not leave Shopping World without questioning our initial assumption, that here we are in the modern agora. The agora of ...
He who doesn't know how to be a servant should never be allowed to be a master; the interests of public life are alien to anyone w ...
Keep your hands clean and pure from the infamous vice of corruption, a vice so infamous that it degrades even the other vices that ...
These studies which stimulate the young, divert the old, are an ornament in prosperity and a refuge and comfort in adversity; they ...
[The political mind] is a strange mixture of vanity and timidity, of an obsequious attitude at one time and a delusion of grandeur ...
You know, Mr. Secretary, I have found out in the course of a long public life that the things I did not say never hurt me.
A man in public life expects to be sneered at--it is the fault of his elevated sitiwation, and not of himself.
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
What, really, is wanted from a neighborhood? Convenience, certainly, an absence of major aggravation, to be sure. But perhaps most ...
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