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[Oliver North is a] document-shredding, Constitution-trashing, Commander in Chief-bashing, Congress-thrashing, uniform-shaming, Ay ...
Why any quick-witted and sensitive person should feel ashamed of having said good-by to politics, he couldn't imagine. The sordid ...
We are all serving a life-sentence in the dungeon of self.
He saw Mr. Lincoln but once; at the melancholy function called an Inaugural Ball. Of course he looked anxiously for a sign of char ...
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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