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The Task of Social Hygiene (1912)
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There has never been any country at every moment so virtuous and so wise that it has not sometimes needed to be saved from itself.
The immense value of becoming acquainted with a foreign language is that we are thereby led into a new world of tradition and thought and feeling.
Those persons who are burning to display heroism may rest assured that the course of social evolution will offer them every opportunity.
If men and women are to understand each other, to enter into each other's nature with mutual sympathy, and to become capable of genuine comradeship, the foundation must be laid in youth.
"Charm"—which means the power to effect work without employing brute force—is indispensable to women. Charm is a woman's strength just as strength is a man's charm.
So far as business and money are concerned, a country gains nothing by a successful war, even though that war involves the acquisition of immense new provinces.
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