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Search well and be wise, nor believe that self-willed pride will ever be better than good counsel.
To place oneself in the position of God is painful: being God is equivalent to being tortured. For being God means that one is in ...
My paternal grandmother would not light a fire on the Sabbath and piled all Sunday's washing-up in a bucket, to be dealt with on M ...
It's nothing to be born ugly. Sensibly, the ugly woman comes to terms with her ugliness and exploits it as a grace of nature. To b ...
Compliant children are very easily led when they are young, because they thrive on approval and pleasing adults. They are just as ...
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives. What we do with this hour, and that one, is what we are doing. A sche ...
Journeys, like artists, are born and not made. A thousand differing circumstances contribute to them, few of them willed or determ ...
Conscience ... lacks the power to externalize itself, the power to make itself into a Thing, and to endure being. It lives in drea ...
In America, the traditional routes to black identity have hardly been normal. Suicide (disappearance by imitation, or willed extin ...
That is Lenin. Look at the self-willed, stubborn head. A real Russian peasant's head with a few faintly Asiatic lines. That man wi ...
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