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... it does not hesitate to place a Beethoven above an ephemeral composer of "
sob stuff ” ; a Confucius above a Chinese river pirate ; a Washington above a war
profiteer ; a Christ above a Brigham Young ; a Marcus Aurelius above a Caligula .
The key was handed out through the small crevice between the two doors and I
was soon in my seat reading aloud my assignments . The school was not
dismissed till dusk , when each boy bowed to the big picture of Confucius in
A man is what he thinks , and everyone who has influenced him - from Socrates ,
Plato , and Confucius down to his parish preacher and his nursery governess -
lives in him . A man is also what he enjoys , and the work of numberless artists ...
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Autobiographical essays by Einstein, Bertrand Russell, Dewey, Dreiser, H.G. Wells, Nansen, James Jeans, Babbitt, Arthur Keith, James Adams, H.L. Mencken, Julia Peterkin, Lewis Mumford, G.J. Nathan, Hu ... Read full review
SIR ARTHUR KEITH
JAMES TRUSLOW ADAMS
H L MENCKEN
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