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The purpose of ritual for men is to learn the rules of power and competition. Watching sports together, for example, they see the ...
Children of the same family, the same blood, with the same first associations and habits, have some means of enjoyment in their po ...
Our common stock of words embodies all the distinctions men have found worth drawing, and the connections they have found worth ma ...
Who among us has not, in moments of ambition, dreamt of the miracle of a form of poetic prose, musical but without rhythm and rhym ...
Imagination is an almost divine faculty which, without recourse to any philosophical method, immediately perceives everything: the ...
In the Catholic world, one can leave one's home and wander in various fields, but the tents of the Church are large, its compassio ...
To Nobody, then, will I write my journal! since to Nobody can I be wholly unreserved--to Nobody can I reveal every thought, every ...
Most of the brain consists of "wires"; a single unit may have thousands of connections with other units and with itself. That is n ...
A foreign minister, I will maintain it, can never be a good man of business if he is not an agreeable man of pleasure too. Half hi ...
Draw, if thou canst, the mystic line,
Severing rightly his from thine,
Which is human, which divine.
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