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This is the price one has to pay for having a sense of humour. A sense of humour
leads you to take pleasure in the discrepancies of human nature; it leads you to
mistrust great professions and look for the unworthy motive that they conceal; the
have nothing much to do with the theme, have given them a peculiar sense of
reality. It is this, however, that has given the French an acute sense of discomfort.
The sermons that Henry James preached to the English on form in the novel ...
Awe remains, man's sense of helplessness, and his desire to attain harmony
between himself and the universe at large. These, rather than the worship of
nature or of ancestors, magic or morality, are the sources of religion. There is no
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One of my favourite bedside books of all time. I wore my first copy into pieces from overuse. I don't know of another book quite like it. Read full review
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This is one of the best books I read for providing a philosophical view of life. It is a book I intend to read again. Read full review