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The animals are much more content with mere existence than we are; the plants are wholly so; and man is so according to how dull a ...
It is probable that the principal credit of miracles, visions, enchantments, and such extraordinary occurrences comes from the pow ...
Emerson said that the "scholar is man thinking." Had Southerners of that era taken seriously the famous lecture entitled "The Amer ...
For strange effects and extraordinary combinations we must go to life itself, which is always far more daring than any effort of t ...
There are no days in life so memorable as those which vibrated to some stroke of the imagination.
Science begins with the world we have to live in, accepting its data and trying to explain its laws. From there, it moves toward t ...
Unless they are immediate victims, the majority of mankind behaves as if war was an act of God which could not be prevented; or th ...
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When one man has reduced a fact of the imagination to be a fact to his understanding, I foresee that all men will at length establ ...
With thinking we may be beside ourselves in a sane sense. By a conscious effort of the mind we can stand aloof from actions and th ...
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