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In his latest article (Feb. 1892) Prof. Garner says that the chatter of monkeys is not meaningless but that they are conveying ide ...
Books are like imprisoned souls till someone takes them down from a shelf and frees them.
'I said it in Hebrew--I said it in Dutch--
I said it in German and Greek;
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It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence o ...
Father in Heaven! When the thought of thee wakes in our hearts let it not awaken like a frightened bird that flies about in dismay ...
To learn from our enemies is the best pathway to loving them: for it makes us grateful to them.
We criticize a man or a book most sharply when we sketch out their ideal.
Man ... always remains attached to the past: however far and fast he runs, the chain runs with him.
What good is a book that does not even transport us beyond all books?
If her breath were as terrible as her terminations, there were no living near her; she would infect to the north star.
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