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Men weary as much of not doing the things they want to do as of doing the things they do read more

Men weary as much of not doing the things they want to do as of doing the things they do not want to do.

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...the differences between the conservative and the radical seem to spring mainly from their attitude toward the future. Fear of read more

...the differences between the conservative and the radical seem to spring mainly from their attitude toward the future. Fear of the future causes us to lean against and cling to the present, while faith in the future renders us receptive to change.

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It is not actual suffering but a taste of better things which excites people to revolt.

It is not actual suffering but a taste of better things which excites people to revolt.

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We lie loudest when we lie to ourselves.

We lie loudest when we lie to ourselves.

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Both the revolutionary and the creative individual are perpetual juveniles. The revolutionary does not grow up because he cannot grow, read more

Both the revolutionary and the creative individual are perpetual juveniles. The revolutionary does not grow up because he cannot grow, while the creative individual cannot grow up because he keeps growing.

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