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It is commonly said, and more particularly by Lord Shaftesbury, that ridicule is the best test of truth; for that it will not stic ...
There's only one good test of pornography. Get twelve normal men to read the book, and then ask them, "Did you get an erection?" I ...
Our common stock of words embodies all the distinctions men have found worth drawing, and the connections they have found worth ma ...
... the surest test of discipline is its absence.
I have seen in my time two enormous extensions of the suffrage to men--one in America and one in England. But neither the negroes ...
For most men, and most circumstances, pleasure--tangible material prosperity in this world--is the safest test of virtue. Progress ...
It is commonly said ... that ridicule is the best test of truth; for that it will not stick where it is not just. I deny it. A tru ...
We do not quite say that the new is more valuable because it fits in; but its fitting in is a test of its value--a test, it is tru ...
There is held to be no surer test of civilisation than the increase per head of the consumption of alcohol and tobacco. Yet alcoho ...
The prevalence of suicide, without doubt, is a test of height in civilization; it means that the population is winding up its nerv ...
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