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Put the world's greatest philosopher on a plank that is wider than need be; if there is a precipice below, although his reason may convince him that he is safe, his imagination will prevail. - Pensées


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Man is to himself the most wonderful object in Read more
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For after all what is man in nature? A nothing in Read more