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|Nowadays the Germans are bored with intellect, the Germans mistrust intellect, |
politics devours all seriousness for really intellectual things — Deutschland.
Deutschland iiber ... 19 When they are not at war they do a little hunting, but
spend most of their time in idleness, sleeping and eating. The strongest ...
GETTING AHEAD 1 It is commonly supposed that the art of pleasing is a
wonderful aid in the pursuit of fortune; but the art of being bored is infinitely more
successful. 2 No man rises ...
|It is commonly supposed that the art of pleasing is a wonderful aid in the pursuit |
of fortune; but the art of being bored is infinitely more successful. Only the history
of free peoples is worth our attention; the history of men under a despotism is ...
|The Devil's Dictionary is a satirical reference book offering an eclectic selection of terms, political doublespeak, as well as other aspects of human foolishness and frailty.|
|This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process.|
|This is just the initial act in a magnificent odyssey that seamlessly merges the actual with the imagined. A book whose importance is eclipsed only by its quality, The Satanic Verses is a key work of our times.|
|Gretchen Rubin's passion for her subject jumps off the page, and reading just a few chapters of this book will inspire you to start your own happiness project.|
|I confess that when first I made acquaintance with Charles Strickland I never for a moment discerned that there was in him anything out of the ordinary.|
|Told in language of great simplicity and power, it is the story of an old Cuban fisherman, down on his luck, and his supreme ordeal—a relentless, agonizing battle with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream.|