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Always keep a place to which you can retreat.
The great advantages of simulation and dissimulation are three. First to lay asleep opposition and to surprise. For where a man's ...
There is only one way left to escape the alienation of present day society: to retreat ahead of it.
When we retreat to the country, we are hiding not from people, but from our pride, which, in the city and among people, operates u ...
For the salvation of his soul the Muslim digs a well. It would be a fine thing if each of us were to leave behind a school, or a w ...
Many children grow through adolescence with no ripples whatever and land smoothly and predictably in the adult world with both fee ...
The nation looked upon him as a deserter, and he shrunk into insignificancy and an earldom.... He was fixed in the house of lords, ...
Knowledge is a comfortable and necessary retreat and shelter for us in an advanced age; and if we do not plant it while young, it ...
A writer is in danger of allowing his talent to dull who lets more than a year go past without finding himself in his rightful pla ...
The plastic surgeon's knife slashes at time, which may seem to retreat, but then keeps on coming.
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