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It is ... axiomatic that we should all think of ourselves as being more sensitive than other people because, when we are insensiti ...
There is a line among the fragments of the Greek poet Archilochus which says: "The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows o ...
Error is a supposition that pleasure and pain, that intelligence, substance, life, are existent in matter. Error is neither Mind n ...
Ethical and cultural desegregation. It is a contradiction in terms to scream race pride and equality while at the same time spurni ...
Such is the boasted chivalry of the Land of Freedom, which has left its women to strive against tradition, prejudice, conservatism ...
I am looking over Self Control again, & my opinion is
confirmed of its being an excellently-meant, elegantly-written
...
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 ...
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