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The sanitary and mechanical age we are now entering makes up for the mercy it grants to our sense of smell by the ferocity with…
It has always been difficult for Man to realize that his life is all an art. It has been more difficult to conceive it so…
It is becoming clear that the old platitudes can no longer be maintained, and that if we wish to improve our morals we must first…
At the present day the crude theory of the sexual impulse held on one side, and the ignorant rejection of theory altogether on the other…
The husband – by primitive instinct partly, certainly by ancient tradition – regards himself as the active partner in matters of love and his own…
To be a leader of men one must turn one’s back on men.
The more rapidly a civilization progresses, the sooner it dies for another to rise in its place.
Of woman as a real human being, with sexual needs and sexual responsibilities, morality has often known nothing.
No act can be quite so intimate as the sexual embrace.
Failing to find in women exactly the same kind of sexual emotions, as they find in themselves, men have concluded that there are none there…
Man lives by imagination.
The greatest task before civilization at present is to make machines what they ought to be, the slaves, instead of the masters of men.
One can know nothing of giving aught that is worthy to give unless one also knows how to take.
The relation of the individual person to the species he belongs to is the most intimate of all relations.
There has never been any country at every moment so virtuous and so wise that it has not sometimes needed to be saved from itself.
The by-product is sometimes more valuable than the product.
The mathematician has reached the highest rung on the ladder of human thought.
Sex lies at the root of life, and we can never learn to reverence life until we know how to understand sex.
The average husband enjoys the total effect of his home but is usually unable to contribute any of the details of work and organisation that…
The omnipresent process of sex, as it is woven into the whole texture of our man’s or woman’s body, is the pattern of all the…
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