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Just as rotten wood cannot be used for pillars, so base people cannot become masters.
Rotten wood cannot be carved.
Only crime and the criminal, it is true, confront us with the perplexity of radical evil; but only the hypocrite is really rotten ...
What makes it so plausible to assume that hypocrisy is the vice of vices is that integrity can indeed exist under the cover of all ...
It is a world completely rotten with wealth, power, senility, indifference, puritanism and mental hygiene, poverty and waste, tech ...
My first big mistake was made when, in a moment of weakness, I consented to learn the game; for a man who can frankly say "I do no ...
Bourgeois existence is the regime of private affairs ... and the family is the rotten, dismal edifice in whose closets and crannie ...
I often wish for the end of the wretched remnant of my life; and that wish is a rational one; but then the innate principle of sel ...
I can think of many amusing parallels. For example, "the Borough of ... announces: Miss Jones, the splendid principal of our gramm ...
If our web be framed with rotten handles, when our loom is well nigh done, our work is new to begin. God send the weaver true pren ...
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