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... the reason why there are so few first-class poets is that many people have intense feelings or first-class minds but to get th ...
Far more critical to children than learning the details of intercourse at a young age is ... that they learn to think of themselve ...
It will be agreed that the essential difference between humour and wit is that, whereas wit is always intentional, humour is alway ...
Adolescents' immature thinking makes it difficult for them to process the divorce. They tend to see things in black-and-white term ...
I am looking over Self Control again, & my opinion is
confirmed of its being an excellently-meant, elegantly-written
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[University students] hated the hypocrisy of adult society, the rigidity of its political institutions, the impersonality of its b ...
Men are to be guided only by their self-interests. Good government is a good balancing of these; and, except a keen eye and appeti ...
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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