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Nobody thinks in terms of "human beings." Governments don't, why should we? They talk about people and the proletariat; I talk abo ...
In Italy, for thirty years, under the Borgias, they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed. But they produced Michelangelo, Leo ...
Death's at the bottom of everything, Martins. Leave death to the professionals.
The world doesn't make any heroes anymore.
But to consider this Subject in its most ridiculous Lights, Advertisements are of great Use to the Vulgar: First of all, as they a ...
The great advantages of simulation and dissimulation are three. First to lay asleep opposition and to surprise. For where a man's ...
A man who sees another man on the street corner with only a stump for an arm will be so shocked the first time he'll give him sixp ...
The English public are not yet ripe to comprehend the essential difference between the reason and the understanding,--between a pr ...
Every man is born an Aristotelian or a Platonist. I do not think it possible that anyone born an Aristotelian can become a Platoni ...
All Presidents start out to run a crusade but after a couple of years they find they are running something less heroic and much mo ...
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