The young think that failure is the Siberian end of the line banishment from all the living and tend to do what I then did - which was to hide.

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Nobody is more dangerous than he who imagines himself pure in heart, for his purity by definition i

Nobody is more dangerous than he who imagines himself pure in heart, for his purity by definition is unassailable.

The paradox of education is precisely this - that as one begins to become conscious one begins to e

The paradox of education is precisely this - that as one begins to become conscious ,one begins to examine the society in which he is being educated.

I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense once h

I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense once hate is gone they will be forced to deal with pain.

American history is longer larger more various more beautiful and more terrible than anything anyon

American history is longer, larger, more various, more beautiful and more terrible than anything anyone has ever said about it.

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