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Individual science fiction stories may seem as trivial as ever to the blinder critics and philosophers of today--but the core of s ...
I consider it useless and tedious to represent what exists, because nothing that exists satisfies me. Nature is ugly, and I prefer ...
Men of genius are not quick judges of character. Deep thinking and high imagining blunt that trivial instinct by which you and I s ...
White lies are at the other end of the spectrum of deception from lies in a serious crisis. They are the most common and the most ...
To understand reality is not the same as to know about outward events. It is to perceive the essential nature of things. The best- ...
In our own time we have seen domination spread over the social landscape to a point where it is beyond all human control.... Compa ...
If the pages of this book contain some successful verse, the reader must excuse me the discourtesy of having usurped it first. Our ...
At the age of twelve I was finding the world too small: it appeared to me like a dull, trim back garden, in which only trivial gam ...
Homer sweeps us away by the irresistible movement of lines through a whole passage to a splendid climax. What counts is the single ...
All true histories contain instruction; though, in some, the treasure may be hard to find, and when found, so trivial in quantity ...
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