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In April 1917 the illusion of isolation was destroyed, America came to the end of innocence, and of the exuberant freedom of bache ...
Germany will either be a world power or will not be at all.
Instead of being at the mercy of wild beasts, earthquakes, landslides, and inundations, modern man is battered by the elemental fo ...
Whilst all the world is in pursuit of power, culture corrects the theory of success.
Life is a search after power: and this is an element with which the world is so saturated,--there is no chink or crevice in which ...
I am aghast to find myself in such a position of power over two other people. Their father and I have them in thrall simply by hav ...
The necessity of poetry has to be stated over and over, but only to those who have reason to fear its power, or those who still be ...
Your small hands, precisely equal to my own--
only the thumb is larger, longer--in these hands
...
When petty people get into power they consider themselves unexcelled in the world.
The British are a self-distrustful, diffident people, agreeing with alacrity that they are neither successful nor clever, and only ...
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