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What We Live by (1932)
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Architecture, of all the arts, is the one which acts the most slowly, but the most surely, on the soul.
We all more or less consciously note this. We cannot help observing that all serious conversations gravitate towards philosophy.
The happiness of most people we know is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things.
You are not to disbelieve human science or think human reason invalid except when they venture outside their province.
Personality is the knowledge that we are apart from the rest of the universe.
Where the writer produces that combination of perfect technique, human interest, and thruth, and can add to it that supreme touch, the perfection of art has been attained.
All men saved from the scattering influences of society by a powerful incentive, a cause, or an ideal of individual perfection, seldom fear the danger of being distracted by comers and goers.
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