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Desperation is the raw material of drastic change. Only those who can leave behind everything they have ever believed in can hope ...
Nature is thoroughly mediate. It is made to serve. It receives the dominion of man as meekly as the ass on which the Saviour rode. ...
Historians are to nationalism what poppy-growers in Pakistan are to heroin-addicts: we supply the essential raw material for the m ...
One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curric ...
Genius sits in a glass house--but in an unbreakable one--conceiving ideas. After giving birth, it falls into madness. Stretches ou ...
the raw material of poetry in
all its rawness and
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There is so much poetry, and yet nothing is more rare than a poetic work. This is what the masses make out of poetical sketches, s ...
Nevertheless, it was a relief to get back to our smooth but still varied landscape. For a permanent residence, it seemed to me tha ...
One farmer says to me, "You cannot live on vegetable food solely, for it furnishes nothing to make bones with;" and so he religiou ...
One who pressed forward incessantly and never rested from his labors, who grew fast and made infinite demands on life, would alway ...
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