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The British are supposed to be particularly averse to intellectuals, a prejudice closely bound up with their dislike of foreigners. Indeed, one important source of this Anglo-Saxon distaste for highbrows and eggheads was the French revolution, which was seen as an attempt to reconstruct society on the basis of abstract rational principles.

Posted 3 months ago

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A man who called everyone a damn fool is like a man who damns the weather.

A man who called everyone a damn fool is like a man who damns the weather. He only shows that he is not adapted to his environment, not that the environment is wrong.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

People who spent the war in prison camps have written a lot of books about

People who spent the war in prison camps have written a lot of books about what a bad time they had, she said quietly, staring into the embers. they don't know what it was like, not being in a camp.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

I don't care about the little guy. I just hate the big guy. I hate big smug

I don't care about the little guy. I just hate the big guy. I hate big smug people who think they can get away with things.
Posted 3 months ago

I am blind to the very things that make for our own peace.

I am blind to the very things that make for our own peace.
Posted 3 months ago

A patient dog will have no bone to eat because other dogs have eaten

A patient dog will have no bone to eat because other dogs have eaten
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

My nerves did a jitter dance, stuck between two wolves.

My nerves did a jitter dance, stuck between two wolves.
Posted 3 months ago

I'm happy to say that at 62, I think I've reached that point where stuff do

I'm happy to say that at 62, I think I've reached that point where stuff doesn't bother me as much, and my gratitude level has gone way up, especially having gone through the loss that I've had, and losing so many of the great artists that I was close to.
Posted 3 months ago

Why would you want to stand there waving a stick when you could be playing

Why would you want to stand there waving a stick when you could be playing an instrument?
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

isaac knows how stupid i find these things, and he finds them just as stupi

isaac knows how stupid i find these things, and he finds them just as stupid as i do. like lol. now, if there's anything stupider than buddy lists, it's lol. if anyone ever uses lol with me, i rip my computer right out of the wall and smash it over the ne
Posted 3 months ago

I look in the mirror every morning, okay. What is going on here? You know,

I look in the mirror every morning, okay. What is going on here? You know, I just say, 'Look, it's sheer insanity.'
Posted 3 months ago

When there is nonjudgmental love then there is no giving up.

When there is nonjudgmental love then there is no giving up.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Let go of your all fears, be strong.

Let go of your all fears, be strong.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago