"One measure of a civilization, either of an age or of a single individual, is what that age or person really wishes to do. A man'shope measures his civilization. The attainability of the hope measures, or may measure, the civilization of his nation and time."
"The author's conviction on this day of New Year is that music begins to atrophy when it departs too far from the dance; that poetry begins to atrophy when it gets too far from music; but this must not be taken as implying that all good music is dance music or all poetry lyric. Bach and Mozart are never too far from physical movement."
"Seems fairly clear that you fix a breed by LIMITING the amount of alien infiltration. You make a race by homogeneity and by avoiding INbreeding.... No argument has ever been sprouted against it. You like it in dogs and horses."
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