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Every generation rewrites the past. In easy times history is more or less of an ornamental art, but in times of danger we are driv ...
The secret of the illusoriness is in the necessity of a succession of moods or objects. Gladly we would anchor, but the anchorage ...
This is something that I cannot get over--that a whole line could be written by half a man, that a work could be built on the quic ...
Making the best of things is ... a damn poor way of dealing with them.... My whole life has been a series of escapes from that qui ...
It must be a peace without victory.... Victory would mean peace forced upon the losers, a victor's terms imposed upon the vanquish ...
This swamp is a monument to death. Snakes, alligators, quicksand, all bent on one thing: destruction.
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