Nothing…makes a more fanatical official than a Latin. Organization is alien to their natures, but once they get the taste for it they take to it like drink.
Americans' great and secret fear is that America may turn out to be a phenomenon rather than a civilization.
America must raise an empire of permanent duration, supported upon the grand pillars of Tr...- Nathanael Greene
Love didn't grow very well in a place where there was only fear.- Stephen King
The heart is like a garden. It can grow compassion or fear, resentment or love. What seeds...- Gautama Buddha
To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.- Joseph Chilton Pearce
Fear of death has been the greatest ally of tyranny past and present.- Sidney Hook
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One would always want to think of oneself as being on the side of love, ready to recognize it and wish it well –but, when confronted with it in others, one so often resented it, questioned its true nature, secretly dismissed the particular instance as folly or promiscuity. Was it merely jealousy, or a reluctance to admit so noble and enviable a sentiment in anyone but oneself?
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