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Ancient travelers guessed; modern travelers measure.
In all evils which admits a remedy, impatience should be avoided, because
To be prejudiced is always to be weak; yet there are prejudices
Tediousness is the most fatal of all faults.
The imitator treads a beaten walk, and with all his diligence can
You may translate books of science exactly. … The beauties of poetry cannot
He that is much flattered soon learns to flatter himself.
Rash oaths, whether kept or broken, frequently produce guilt.
Wheresoe’er I turn my view, All is strange, yet nothing new: Endless
This is my history; like all other histories, a narrative of misery.
Some read for style, and some for argument: one has little care
It may be no less dangerous to claim, on certain occasions, too
Profuseness is a cruel and crafty demon, that gradually involves her followers
These are very unskillful comparisons to represent so precious a thing, but
Why has marriage failed? In the first place, we raised it to
Organized money hates me–and I welcome their hatred!
I’d take a helicopter up and throw microwave ovens down on the Taco Bell.
If, for instance, they have heard something from the postman, they attribute
The purpose of bread and circuses is, as Neil Postman said in
Preferential affirmative action patronizes American blacks, women, and others by presuming that
Experiments in digitizing and running neural wetware under emulation are well established;