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Self-preservation is the first responsibility.
I often wish for the end of the wretched remnant of my life; and that wish is a rational one; but then the innate principle of sel ...
We legislate against forestalling and monopoly; we would have a common granary for the poor; but the selfishness which hoards the ...
It must not be thought that the cowardly feeling of caution and uneasy self-preservation is innate in the English character. It is ...
A strict observance of the written laws is doubtless one of the high virtues of a good citizen, but it is not the highest. The law ...
And this is the final meaning of work: the extension of human consciousness. The lesser meaning of work is the achieving of self-p ...
Many have dreamed up republics and principalities that have never in truth been known to exist; the gulf between how one should li ...
Self-preservation, nature's first great law,
All the creatures, except man, doth awe.
Brutes are deprived of the high advantages which we have; but they have some which we have not. They have not our hopes, but they ...
How much disgruntled heaviness, lameness, dampness, dressing gown--how much beer there is in the German intelligence! How is it at ...
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