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It is for want of self-culture that the superstition of Travelling, whose idols are Italy, England, Egypt, retains its fascination ...
Michelangelo said to Pope Julius II, "Self negation is noble, self-culture is beneficent, self-possession is manly, but to the tru ...
The function of literature, through all its mutations, has been to make us aware of the particularity of selves, and the high auth ...
Ours has been called a culture of narcissism. The label is apt but can be misleading. It reads colloquially as selfishness and sel ...
The vain man does not wish so much to be prominent as to feel himself prominent; he therefore disdains none of the expedients for ...
The golden fleece of self-sufficiency guards against cudgel- blows but not against pin-pricks.
The function of the hero in art is to inspire the reader or spectator to continue in the same spirit from where he, the hero, leav ...
They were two strong men, these oddly different generals, and they represented the strengths of two conflicting currents that, thr ...
Our culture, therefore, must not omit the arming of the man. Let him hear in season, that he is born into the state of war, and th ...
You are in the process of being indoctrinated. We have not yet evolved a system of education that is not a system of indoctrinatio ...
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