Maxims; Political, Philosophical, and Moral

Maxims; Political, Philosophical, and Moral

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...of nationality admits no opposing force. 3995.--Fate is often insidious, and its results destructive of life and power. 3996.--Fortune's problems are solved by war. 3997.--Time is the arbitrator--death the goal of all human efforts. 3998.--Feeling is the best description. 3999.--We exhaust a library at every view and thought. 4000.--Remember that number is not strength--unless directed by the wisdom of the occasion; there are no possible events where wisdom is inapplicable. 4001.--From matter we ascend to mind--both opposing forces, yet inseparable. 4002.--Many books are now written in the manner of the shovelman--to fill up his cart. 4003.--He who says " he is well " has forgotten something. 4004, --Eschew a tendency to vandalism--both publio and private; the destruction of publio documents is seldom, if ever, justifiable. 4005.--Life is better than destruction. 4006.--The banker's note is stronger than a fort. 4007.--There is a time in life when we may discard the patience of study, and reading has its limits. 4008.--Quotations are ornaments--not essentials. 4009.--Who can hope that the approval of measures or sentiments will ever become universal? 4010.--'" Proud flesh," mind, and platitudes are seldom absent from long-winded orations. 4011.--We must not unfrequently recede to obtain a better view; and retrogression is often solution or victory. 4012.--Let there be international unions of literature and art, as well as politics. 4013.--If sanctioned by power and fashion (a formidable alliance), the most crude suggestions are adaptable. 4014.--Dead works are not to be placed in opposition to living humanity. 4015.--A graceful bow and manner is not less acceptable than a just execution. 4016.--Position is frequently...show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236650123
  • 9781236650122