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There is no passion more dominant and instinctive in the human spirit than the need of the country to which one belongs.... The ti ...
It is always easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.
It is sweet and honourable to die for one's country.
[Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori.]
Mere human beings can't afford to be fanatical about anything.... Not even about justice or loyalty. The fanatic for justice ends ...
All trials are trials for one's life, just as all sentences are sentences of death.
Take care! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; for one's life does not consist in the abundance of possessions.
Just as rotten wood cannot be used for pillars, so base people cannot become masters.
Practically everyone now bemoans Western man's sense of alienation, lack of community, and inability to find ways of organizing so ...
... it is a commonplace that men like war. For peace, in our society, with the feeling we have then that it is feeble-minded to st ...
A zoologist who observed gorillas in their native habitat was amazed by the uniformity of their life and their vast idleness. Hour ...
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