Essays, Scientific, Political, and Speculative, 3. cilt

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Sayfa 44 - But little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth. For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.
Sayfa 478 - We are told that the heart of man is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked.
Sayfa 482 - ... to recover health. I do but echo the opinion of all the observant persons I have spoken to, that immense injury is being done by this high-pressure life — the physique is being undermined. That subtle thinker and poet whom you have lately had to mourn, Emerson, says, in his essay on the Gentleman, that the first requisite is that he shall be a good animal.
Sayfa 201 - NOTHING can possibly be conceived in the world, or even out of it, which can be called good without qualification, except a Good Will.
Sayfa 306 - Practically, men have come to imagine that the Laws of this Universe, like the laws of constitutional countries, are decided by voting. ... It is an idle fancy. The Laws of this Universe, of which if the Laws of England are not an exact transcript, they should passionately study to become such, are fixed by the everlasting congruity of things, and are not flxable or changeable by "voting!
Sayfa 344 - the amount of their issues is exclusively regulated by the extent of local dealings and expenditure in their respective districts, fluctuating with the fluctuations of production and price, and that they neither can increase their issues beyond the limits which the range of such dealings and expenditure prescribes, without the certainty of having their notes immediately returned to them...
Sayfa 478 - The Republican form of government is the highest form of government ; but because of this it requires the highest type of human nature — a type nowhere at present existing.
Sayfa 160 - Let a man be what he will when he comes here, he is soon as bad as the rest ; a man's heart is taken from him, and there is given to him the heart of a beast.
Sayfa 194 - Irrespective of race, we find these traits in men who are, and have long been, absolutely peaceful (the uniform antecedent), be they the...

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