"Action is at bottom a swinging and flailing of the arms to regain one's balance and keep afloat."
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"A man by himself is in bad company."
"Many of the insights of the saint stem from their experience as sinners."
"People who bite the hand that feeds them usually lick the boot that kicks them."
"Self-esteem and self-contempt have specific odors; they can be smelled."
"The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings."
"Every new adjustment is a crisis in self-esteem."
"To have a grievance is to have a purpose in life."
"Propaganda does not deceive people; it merely helps them to deceive themselves."
"We all have private ails. The troublemakers are they who need public cures for their private ails."
"Sometimes we feel the loss of a prejudice as a loss of vigor."
"It still holds true that man is most uniquely human when he turns obstacles into opportunities."
"It sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities, but its own talents."
"To spell out the obvious is often to call it in question."
"To the old, the new is usually bad news."
"It is easier to love humanity as a whole than to love one's neighbor."
"A grievance is most poignant when almost redressed."
"Nationalist pride, like other variants of pride, can be a substitute for self-respect."
"When you automate an industry you modernize it; when you automate a life you primitivize it."
"The real antichrist is he who turns the wine of an original idea into the water of mediocrity."
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