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No genuine equality, no real freedom, no true manhood or womanhood can exist on any foundation save that of pecuniary independence ...
Some truths there are so near and obvious to the mind, that a man need only open his eyes to see them. Such I take this important ...
All my life I have lived and behaved very much like [the] sandpiper--just running down the edges of different countries and contin ...
The Roman rule was, to teach a boy nothing that he could not learn standing. The old English rule was, "All summer in the field, a ...
As this world is at present constituted, what we call the lower part of mankind work for pay, and by that means support themselves ...
In every dualistic system, and especially in that of Kant, the fundamental defect makes itself visible in the inconsistency of uni ...
Progress, under whose feet the grass mourns and the forest turns into paper from which newspaper plants grow, has subordinated the ...
Culture is the tacit agreement to let the means of subsistence disappear behind the purpose of existence. Civilization is the subo ...
Population, when unchecked, increases in a geometrical ratio. Subsistence increases only in an arithmetical ratio. A slight acquai ...
Once having marched
Over the margins of animal necessity,
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