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In this nation I see tens of millions of its citizens, a substantial part of its whole population, who at this very moment are den ...
In a hierarchy every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence.
Even great towers start at ground level.
Even a nine story pagoda must be built up level by level.
Water doesn't flow if it's level, and people won't complain if you treat them on the level.
Despair, in short, seeks its own environment as surely as water finds its own level.
So long as State constitutions say that all may vote when twenty-one, save idiots, lunatics, convicts and women, you are brought d ...
No genuine equality, no real freedom, no true manhood or womanhood can exist on any foundation save that of pecuniary independence ...
A little instruction in the elements of chartography--a little practice in the use of the compass and the spirit level, a topograp ...
You are outside life, you are above life, you have miseries which the ordinary man does not know, you exceed the normal level, and ...
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