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The superior person can find peace in poverty; the philosophical mind accepts the will of Heaven.
Unintelligible answers to insoluble problems.
The philosopher is like a man fasting in the midst of universal intoxication. He alone perceives the illusion of which all creatur ...
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 ...
For though we love both the truth and our friends, piety requires us to honor the truth first.
Hence poetry is something more philosophic and of graver import than history, since its statements are rather of the nature of uni ...
The custard is setting; meanwhile
I not only have my own history to worry about
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This is just a footnote, though a microcosmic one perhaps, to the greater curve
Of the elaboration; it asks no place in it, o
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You who were directionless, and thought it would solve everything if you found one,
What do you make of this? Just because a
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Certainly ordinary language has no claim to be the last word, if there is such a thing. It embodies, indeed, something better than ...
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