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My appetite comes to me while eating.
Intemperance is the plaque of sensuality, and temperance is not its bane
An able reader often discovers in other people’s writings perfections beyond those
Those who give the first shock to a state are the first
That is why Bias jested with those who were going through the
The continuous work of our life is to build death.
A hair shirt does not always render those chaste who wear it.
There are few things on which we can pass a sincere judgement,
The oldest and best known evil was ever more supportable than one
We every day and every hour say things of another that we
The finest souls are those that have the most variety and suppleness.
No one but yourself knows whether you are cowardly and cruel, or
Obstinacy and heat in argument are surest proofs of folly. Is there
Our names were made for us in another century.
We are not disturbed by what happens to us, but by our thoughts about what happens to us.
What does God really look like stripped naked? That’s the province of
When the trust is high, you get the trust dividend. Investors invest
Maybe my sister and I shared more than we thought. We were
Writing is a form of self-flagellation.
A single event can awaken within us a stranger totally unknown to us. To live is to be slowly born.
…I shall smile when wreaths of snow Blossom where the rose should grow…