It is impossible to overlook the extent to which civilization is built upon a renunciation of instinct.
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Where id was, there ego shall be.
Religion is an illusion and it derives its strength from the fact that it falls in with our instinctual desires.
The first requisite of civilization is that of justice.
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The genius of the Spanish people is exquisitely subtle, without being at all acute; hence there is so much humour and so little wit in their literature.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
I am not here to accuse the media of anything.
Black boys became criminalized. I was in constant dread for their lives, because they were targets everywhere. They still are.