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Moderation in war is imbecility.

Moderation in war is imbecility.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Thinking in its lower grades, is comparable to paper money, and in its high

Thinking in its lower grades, is comparable to paper money, and in its higher forms it is a kind of poetry.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Be watchful. Pray always!

Be watchful. Pray always!
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

The fact about contemporaries is that they're doing the same thing on anoth

The fact about contemporaries is that they're doing the same thing on another railway line: one resents their distracting one, flashing past, the wrong way- something like that: from timidity, partly, one keeps one's eyes on one's own road.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Youth is a silly, vapid state, Old age with fears and ills is rife; This si

Youth is a silly, vapid state, Old age with fears and ills is rife; This simple boon I beg of Fate - A thousand years of Middle Life.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

The myth of purgatory is an allegory, a projection, from the present on to

The myth of purgatory is an allegory, a projection, from the present on to the future. This is why purgatory appeals to the imagination. It is our story. It is where we are now. If we are Christians, if we believe in the risen Jesus as Lord, if we are bap
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Buddha is someone with a very advanced self-concept. His self-esteem is per

Buddha is someone with a very advanced self-concept. His self-esteem is perfect; he has gone beyond doubt; he knows, and he is confident of his knowledge; he expresses himself with conviction. When the Buddha talks of himself in the first person he does s
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Ethically, she couldn't cause the suffering of any living thing. Logically,

Ethically, she couldn't cause the suffering of any living thing. Logically, bacon cheeseburgers were delicious.
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I am just postmodern enough not to trust 'postmodern' as a description of o

I am just postmodern enough not to trust 'postmodern' as a description of our times, for it privileges the practices and intellectual formations of modernity. Calling this a postmodern age reproduces the modernist assumption that history must be policed b
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... Up telephone poles, Which rear, half out of leavageAs though they would

... Up telephone poles, Which rear, half out of leavageAs though they would shriekLike things smothered by their ownGreen, mindless, unkillable ghosts.In Georgia, the legend saysThat you must close your windowsAt night to keep it out of the houseThe glass
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Christian, you are the state lottery, the cure for cancer, and the three wi

Christian, you are the state lottery, the cure for cancer, and the three wishes from Aladdin's lamp all rolled into one
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

The fact is that a car used by Gerry Adams and myself during the course of

The fact is that a car used by Gerry Adams and myself during the course of the Mitchell review was bugged by elements within British military intelligence.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago