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Born: 1970-01-01
Profession: Poet
Nation: American
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People get so in the habit of worry that if you save them from drowning and put them on a bank to dry in the sun with hot chocolate and muffins they wonder whether they are catching cold.

Tags: Put, Sun, Worry

Good government is the outcome of private virtue.

Tags: Good, Government, Virtue

I want to find someone on the earth so intelligent that he welcomes opinions which he condemns.

Tags: Earth, Opinions, Someone

Everybody in America is soft, and hates conflict. The cure for this, both in politics and social life, is the same - hardihood. Give them raw truth.

Tags: Life, Politics, Truth

People who love soft methods and hate iniquity forget this; that reform consists in taking a bone from a dog. Philosophy will not do it.

Tags: Forget, Hate, Love

All progress is experimental.

Tags: Progress

Politics is organized hatred, that is unity.

Tags: Hatred, Politics, Unity

Our goodness comes solely from thinking on goodness; our wickedness from thinking on wickedness. We too are the victims of our own contemplation.

Tags: Goodness, Thinking, Victims

The world of politics is always twenty years behind the world of thought.

Tags: Behind, Politics, Thought

Wherever you see a man who gives someone else's corruption, someone else's prejudice as a reason for not taking action himself, you see a cog in The Machine that governs us.

Tags: Corruption, Else, Someone

A magazine or a newspaper is a shop. Each is an experiment and represents a new focus, a new ratio between commerce and intellect.

Tags: Between, Focus, Intellect

A vision of truth which does not call upon us to get out of our armchair - why, this is the desideratum of mankind.

Tags: Truth, Vision, Why

It is three and a half hours long, four characters wide and a cesspool deep.

Tags: Deep, Half, Three

The present in New York is so powerful that the past is lost.

Tags: Lost, Past, Powerful

Too much agreement kills the chat.

Tags: Agreement, Chat

Benevolence alone will not make a teacher, nor will learning alone do it. The gift of teaching is a peculiar talent, and implies a need and a craving in the teacher himself.

Tags: Alone, Learning, Teacher

The reason for the slow progress of the world seems to lie in a single fact. Every man is born under the yoke, and grows up beneath the oppressions of his age.

Tags: Age, Lie, Single
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