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The only way to hasten the kingdom is to hasten growth; to hasten work, and that, too, along the very lines in which the "resounding loom of time" is weaving in its various-colored threads.
The cardinal method with faults is to overgrow them and choke them out with virtues.
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For me writing is a question of finding a certain rhythm. I compare it to the rhythms of jazz. Much of the time life is a sort of rhythmic progression of three characters. If one tells oneself that life is like that, one feels it less arbitrary.
May 1, 1827
October 27, 1911
John Bascom was an American professor, college president and writer.
Evolution and Religion
An Historical Interpretation of Philosophy (1893)
The Science of Mind (1881)
Aesthetics: Or, The Science of Beauty (1862)
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