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For it is owing to their wonder that men both now begin and at first began to philosophize.... And a man who is puzzled and wonder ...
It is unfortunately very true that, without leisure and money, love can be no more than an orgy of the common man.... Instead of b ...
To-day ... when material prosperity and well earned ease and luxury are assured facts from a national standpoint, woman's work and ...
"The age of independent travel is drawing to an end," said E.M. Forster back in 1920, when it had been increasingly clear for deca ...
[Photography] makes its images by means anybody and everybody uses for the banal purposes, just as poetry makes its structures, it ...
The ideas of a time are like the clothes of a season: they are as arbitrary, as much imposed by some superior will which is seldom ...
Treading the soil of the moon, palpating its pebbles, tasting the panic and splendor of the event, feeling in the pit of one's sto ...
The poetic process is not different from conjuration, enchantment, and other magical procedures. And the poet's attitude is very s ...
And last of all, high over thought, in the world of morals, Fate appears as vindicator, levelling the high, lifting the low, requi ...
Hume's doctrine was that the circumstances vary, the amount of happiness does not; that the beggar cracking fleas in the sunshine ...
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