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Quote for the Day: Emerson on striving

People wish to be settled; only as far as they are unsettled is there any hope for them. – Ralph Waldo Emerson from his essay “Circles” as quoted in a review of American Nietzsche, a new book that explores Emerson’s influence on … Continue reading

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Awesome Quote for the Day: Herman Melville on Reviving the Gods of Old

If hereafter any highly cultured, poetical nation shall lure back to their birthright, the merry May-day gods of old; and livingly enthrone them again in the now egotistical sky; on the now unhaunted hill; then be sure, exalted to Jove’s … Continue reading

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Quote for the Day: Turgenev on Growing Up

That poplar tree reminds me of my childhood: it grows on the edge of the pit where the brick kiln used to be, and in those days I firmly believed that the clay-pit and the poplar constituted a special talisman: … Continue reading

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Quote for the Day: Nietzsche on Palin

The newspaper reader says: this party destroys itself by making such a mistake.  My higher politics says: a party which makes such mistakes has reached its end; it has lost its sureness of instinct. – Friedrich Nietzsche in Twilight of … Continue reading

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