Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second.
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A cowboy is a man with guts and a horse.
Genius is the capacity for seeing relationships where lesser men see none.
Despair lames most people, but it wakes others fully up.
Action and feeling go together and by regulating the action which is under the more direct control of the will, we can regulate the feeling, which is not.
O my Bergson, you are a magician, and your book is a marvel, a real wonder in the history of philosophy ... In finishing it I found ... such a flavor of persistent euphony, as of a rich river that never foamed or ran thin, but steadily and firmly proceeded with its banks full to the brim.
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