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What we call real estate--the solid ground to build a house
on--is the broad foundation on which nearly all read more

What we call real estate--the solid ground to build a house
on--is the broad foundation on which nearly all the guilt of this
world rests.

by Nathaniel Hawthorne Found in: Guilt Quotes,
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Is it a fact -- or have I dreamt it -- that, by means of electricity, the world of matter read more

Is it a fact -- or have I dreamt it -- that, by means of electricity, the world of matter has become a great nerve, vibrating thousands of miles in a breathless point of time?

by Nathaniel Hawthorne Found in: Energy Quotes,
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No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself, and another to the multitude, without finally getting read more

No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself, and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be true.

by Nathaniel Hawthorne Found in: Honesty Quotes,
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Eager souls, mystics and revolutionaries, may propose to refashion the world in accordance with their dreams; but evil remains, and read more

Eager souls, mystics and revolutionaries, may propose to refashion the world in accordance with their dreams; but evil remains, and so long as it lurks in the secret places of the heart, utopia is only the shadow of a dream

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In truth there is no such thing in man's nature as a settled and
full resolve either for good read more

In truth there is no such thing in man's nature as a settled and
full resolve either for good or evil, except at the very moment
of execution.

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