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For the common man can do nothing: The fact he undertakes the task makes him uncommon.


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It may be expecting too much to expect most intellectuals to have common sense, when their whole life is based on their being uncommon -- that is, saying things that are different from what everyone else is saying. There is only so much genuine originality in anyone. After that, being uncommon means indulging in pointless eccentricities or clever attempts to mock or shock.

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He who tells a lie, is not sensible how great a task he undertakes; for he must be forced to invent twenty more to maintain that one.

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