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The conclusion suggested by these arguments might be called the paradox of theorizing. It asserts that if the terms and the genera ...
The mass of men serve the state thus, not as men mainly, but as machines, with their bodies. They are the standing army, and the m ...
If art has a purpose, it is to interpret life, reproduce it in fresh visions.
All is changed. All looks strange to me and gives me a feeling which I would rather get away from, although I know it to be the ca ...
Art for art's sake, with no purpose, for any purpose perverts art. But art achieves a purpose which is not its own.
To have a grievance is to have a purpose in life.
Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose. It is a seeking that he who wishes may know the cosmic s ...
Any novel of importance has a purpose. If only the "purpose" be large enough, and not at outs with the passional inspiration.
The will is never free--it is always attached to an object, a purpose. It is simply the engine in the car--it can't steer.
Parenthood is not an object of appetite or even desire. It is an object of will. There is no appetite for parenthood; there is onl ...
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