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Self-esteem and self-contempt have specific odors; they can be smelled.
Another evening wasted! I begin
Writing the envelope, and a bitter smoke
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The surest remedy to counteract the male sickness of self- contempt is to be loved by a clever woman.
And I live on, but in grief and self-contempt,
Left here without the light I loved so much,
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There's only one way for an individual to remain upright, not to fall to pieces, not to sink into the mire of self-oblivion ... or ...
It is a peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness, this sense of always looking at one's self through the eyes of others, of m ...
His poor self,
A dedicated beggar to the air,
With his disease of all-shunned poverty,
Walks, like contempt, alone.
One of the striking differences between Fascism and Communism is this: Fascism has inspired no great work of art.... No doubt, Fas ...
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 ...
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