Slanderers do not hurt me because they do not hit me.
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We are in fact convinced that if we are ever to have pure knowledge of anything, we must get rid of the body and contemplate things by themselves with the soul by itself. It seems, to judge from the argument, that the wisdom which we desire and upon which we profess to have set our hearts will be attainable only when we are dead and not in our lifetime.
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Few people have any next, they live from hand to mouth without a plan, and are always at the end of their line.
The painters could be identified by dirty fingernails; the writers by conversation in labored monosyllables and aggressive vulgarities which disguised their minds.
We may not pay Satan reverence, for that would be indiscreet, but we can at least respect his talents.