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His followers called him Mahasamatman and said he was a god. He preferred to drop the Maha- and the -atman, however, and called himself Sam. He never claimed to be a god. But then, he never claimed not to be a god. Circum- stances being what they

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No live organism can continue for long to exist sanely under conditions of absolute reality; even larks and katydids are supposed, by some, to dream. Hill House, not sane, stood by itself against its hills, holding darkness within; it had stood so fo

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... a thing called Ethics, whose nature was confusing but if you had it you were a High-Class Realtor and if you hadn't you were a shyster, a piker and a fly-by-night. These virtues awakened Confidence and enabled you to handle Bigger Propositions.

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Women of genius commonly have masculine faces, figures and manners. In transplanting brains to an alien soil God leaves a little of the original earth clinging to the roots.

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I've touch'd the highest point of all my greatness; And from that full meridian of my glory I haste now to my setting. I shall fall, Like a bright exhalation in the evening And no man see me more.

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Academic politics is the most vicious and bitter form of politics, because the stakes are so low.

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Eggheads unite! You have nothing to lose but your yolks.

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All this wheeling and dealing around, why, it isn't for money, it's for fun. Money's just the way we keep score.

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"That's no answer," Job said, "And for someone who's supposed to be omnipotent, let me tell you 'tabernacle' has only one l."

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Dying is one of the few things that can be done as easily lying down.

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I have defined the hundred per cent American as ninety-nine per cent an idiot.

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Yet creeds mean very little, Coth answered the dark god, still speaking almost gently. The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.

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Dignity is like a flag. It flaps in a storm.

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You get what you pay for.

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All religions issue Bibles against Satan, and say the most injurious things against him, but we never hear his side.

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Go to the Scriptures... the joyful promises it contains will be a balsam to all your troubles.

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If I had any humility I would be perfect.

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The public demands certainties; it must be told definitely and a bit raucously that this is true and that is false. But there are no certainties.

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The plot was designed in a light vein that somehow became varicose.

William Shakespeare


The Worst Prison Guards The largest number of convicts ever to escape simultaneously from a maximum security prison is 124. This record is held by Alcoente Prison, near Lisbon in Portugal. During the weeks leading up to the escape in July 1978 th

William Shakespeare


Murray and Esther, a middle-aged Jewish couple, are touring Chile. Murray just got a new camera and is constantly snapping pictures. One day, without knowing it, he photographs a top-secret military installation. In an instant, armed troops surroun

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University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.

William Shakespeare


It is imperative when flying coach that you restrain any tendency toward the vividly imaginative. For although it may momentarily appear to be the case, it is not at all likely that the cabin is entirely inhabited by crying babies smoking inexpensiv

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