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Daily Joys and Simple Pleasures

A people, it appears, may be progressive for a certain length of time, and then stop.  When does it stop?  When it ceases to possess individuality.  – J.S. Mill –

Rugged individualism. – Herbert Hoover –

What another would have done as well as you, do not do it. What another would have said as well as you, do not say it; written as well, do not write it. Be faithful to that which exists nowhere but in yourself – and thus make yourself indespensable. – Andre Gide –

The dictator-hero can grind down his citizens till they are all alike, but he can’t melt them into a single man. That is beyond his power.   – E.M.Forster –

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