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"Man is a thinking erratum. Each period in life is a new edition that corrects th...

"Man is a thinking erratum. Each period in life is a new edition that corrects the preceding one and that in turn will be corrected by the next, until publication of the definitive edition, which the publisher donates to the worms." - Machado de Assis
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"A power to dispose of estates for ever is manifestly absurd. The earth and the fu...

"A power to dispose of estates for ever is manifestly absurd. The earth and the fulness of it belongs to every generation, and the preceding one can have no right to bind it up from posterity. Such extension of property is quite unnatural." - Adam Smith
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