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To play safe, I prefer to accept only one type of power: the power of art over trash, the triumph of magic over the brute.
A sense of power is the most intoxicating stimulant a mortal can enjoy ...
Success goes thus invariably with a certain plus or positive power: an ounce of power must balance an ounce of weight.
Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly,
nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the sea
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The purpose of ritual for men is to learn the rules of power and competition. Watching sports together, for example, they see the ...
Ratcliffe was a great statesman. The smoothness of his manipulation was marvelous. No other man in politics, indeed no other man w ...
As he grew accustomed to the great gallery of machines, he began to feel the forty-foot dynamos as a moral force, much as the earl ...
I now leave Charleston, the seat of Satan, dissipation, and folly.
I was allowed to ring the bell for five minutes until everyone was in assembly. It was the beginning of power.
I declare, on my soul and conscience, that the attainment of power, or of a great name in literature, seemed to me an easier victo ...
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