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«Educating a son I should allow him no fairy tales and only a very few novels. This is to prevent him from having 1. the sense of romantic solitude (if he is worth anything he will develop a proper and useful solitude) which identification with the hero gives. 2. cant ideas of right and wrong, absurd systems of honor and morality which never will he be able completely to get rid of, 3. the attainment of ''ideals',' of a priori desires, of a priori emotions. He should amuse himself with fact only: he will then not learn that if the weak younger son do or do not the magical honorable thing he will win the princess with hair like flax.»
Author: Lionel Trilling
, a priori
, right and wrong
, sense of right and wrong
, The Cant
«I wish that I knew what I know now, when I was younger. I wish that I knew what I know now, when I was stronger»
«For the younger sisters, we always look up to the older sisters because they're always ahead of us and they always win.»
«Ah - but I was so much older then; I'm younger than that now»
«A woman's always younger than a man of equal years.»
«A woman is always younger than a man at equal years.»
«And when the children of Israel cried unto the LORD, the LORD raised up a deliverer to the children of Israel, who delivered them, even Othniel the son of Kenaz, Caleb's younger brother.»
«As I have discovered by examining my past, I started out as a child. Coincidentally, so did my brother. My mother did not put all her eggs in one basket, so to speak: she gave me a younger brother named Russell, who taught me what was meant by survival of the fittest.»
Author: Bill Cosby
, so to speak
, survival of the fittest
«Because of the level of my chess game, I was able - even against a weak opponent, such as my younger brothers or the dog - to get myself checkmated in under three minutes. I challenge any computer to do it faster.»
«As long as a woman can look ten years younger than her own daughter, she is perfectly satisfied.»