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I am looking over Self Control again, & my opinion is
confirmed of its being an excellently-meant, elegantly-written
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To have that sense of one's intrinsic worth which constitutes self-respect is potentially to have everything: the ability to discr ...
Most of our platitudes notwithstanding, self-deception remains the most difficult deception. The tricks that work on others count ...
The glance is natural magic. The mysterious communication established across a house between two entire strangers, moves all the s ...
So all that is said of the wise man by Stoic or Oriental or modern essayist, describes to each reader his own idea, describes his ...
Welcome evermore to gods and men is the self-helping man. For him all doors are flung wide: him all tongues greet, all honors crow ...
Traveling is a fool's paradise. Our first journeys discover to us the indifference of places. At home I dream that at Naples, at R ...
And so the reliance on Property, including the reliance on governments which protect it, is the want of self-reliance.
Power is, in nature, the essential measure of right. Nature suffers nothing to remain in her kingdoms which cannot help itself. Th ...
It is for want of self-culture that the superstition of Travelling, whose idols are Italy, England, Egypt, retains its fascination ...
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