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it is best then that the buried word remain buried for we were intended to appreciate only its fruits and not the secret principle ...
...pleasure lies in pursuit, not in the attainment. It is because of this, that society is never satisfied, and, however, wearied, ...
There were no clouds, the sun was going down in a limpid, gold-washed sky. Just as the lower edge of the red disk rested on the hi ...
The wise screen writer is he who wears his second-best suit, artistically speaking, and doesn't take things too much to heart. He ...
Crash on crash of the sea,
straining to wreck men, sea-boards, continents,
raging against the world, furious.
On the bare upland pasture there had spread
O'ernight 'twixt mullein stalks a wheel of thread
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For me, the child is a veritable image of becoming, of possibility, poised to reach towards what is not yet, towards a growing tha ...
Nothing hinders a thing from being natural so much as the straining ourselves to make it seem so.
To care for the quarrels of the past, to identify oneself passionately with a cause that became, politically speaking, a losing ca ...
A self is, by its very essence, a being with a past. One must look lengthwise backwards in the stream of time in order to see the ...
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