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It is veneer, rouge, aestheticism, art museums, new theaters, etc. that make America impotent. The good things are football, kindn ...
Philosophers are very severe towards other philosophers because they expect too much.
Nature is like a beautiful woman that may be as delightfully and as truly known at a certain distance as upon a closer view; as to ...
Nietzsche said that the earth has been a madhouse long enough. Without contradicting him we might perhaps soften the expression, a ...
The word experience is like a shrapnel shell, and bursts into a thousand meanings.
The language and traditions common to England and America are like other family bonds: they draw kindred together at the greater c ...
One of the peculiarities of recent speculation, especially in America, is that ideas are abandoned in virtue of a mere change of f ...
The love of all-inclusiveness is as dangerous in philosophy as in art.
The existence of any evil anywhere at any time absolutely ruins a total optimism.
The truth properly means the sum of all true propositions, what omniscience would assert, the whole ideal system of qualities and ...
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