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"It is good for man To try all changes, progress and corruption, powers, peace and anguish, not to go down the dinosaur's way Until all his capacities have been explored: and it is good for him To know that his needs and nature are no more changed, in fact, in ten thousand years than the beaks of eagles."

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"Civilization is a transient sickness."

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"Cruelty is a part of nature, at least of human nature, but it is the one thing that seems unnatural to us."

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"Pleasure is the carrot dangled to lead the ass to market or the precipice."

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"The heads of strong old age are beautiful beyond all grace of youth."

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"all the arts lose virtue Against the essential reality..."

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"And life, the flicker of men and moths and the wolf on the hill, Though furious for continuance, passionately feeding, passionately..."

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"And you, America, that passion made you. You were not born to prosperity, you were born to love freedom...."

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"Be great, carve deep your heel-marks. The states of the next age will no doubt remember you, and edge..."

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"He is strong and pain is worse to the strong, incapacity is worse."

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"How shall the dead taste the deep treasure they have?"

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"I tell you solemnly That I was sorry to have disappointed him. To be eaten by that beak and become part of him, to share those wings and ..."

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"Life is grown sweeter and lonelier, And death is no evil."

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"man will be blotted out, the blithe earth die, the brave sun Die blind and blacken to the heart:..."

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"Love your eyes that can see, your mind that can Hear the music, the thunder of the wings. Love the wild swan."

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"O passionately at peace when will that tide draw shoreward,"

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"Only the drum is confident, it thinks the world has not changed;"

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"Sports and gallantries, the stage, the arts, the antics of dancers, The exuberant voices of music,..."

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"The future is ever a misted landscape, no man foreknows it, but at cyclical turns There is a change felt in the rhythm of events:"

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"The mad girl with the staring eyes and long white fingers Hooked in the stones of the wall,"

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"The love of freedom has been the quality of Western man."

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"This wild swan of a world is no hunter's game."

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"Unmeasured power, incredible passion, enormous craft: no thought apparent but burns darkly..."

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