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There are hermit souls that live withdrawn
In the place of their self-content;
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Know how to be content and you will never be disgraced; practice self-restraint and you will never be in danger.
To know how to be content, and to be so, protects one from disgrace; to know self-restraint and practice it protects one from sham ...
The artefacts (sic) of a genius are distinguished by rich human content, for which he forges new images and new techniques, create ...
Today, each artist must undertake to invent himself, a lifelong act of creation that constitutes the essential content of the arti ...
I am looking over Self Control again, & my opinion is
confirmed of its being an excellently-meant, elegantly-written
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Classical art, in a word, stands for form; romantic art for content. The romantic artist expects people to ask, What has he got to ...
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 ...
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