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There is a line among the fragments of the Greek poet Archilochus which says: "The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows o ...
It has often been argued that absolute scepticism is self-contradictory; but this is a mistake: and even if it were not so, it wou ...
Over against any cognition, there is an unknown but knowable reality; but over against all possible cognition, there is only the s ...
In this Journal, my pen is a delicate needle point, tracing out a graph of temperament so as to show its daily fluctuations: grave ...
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 ...
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