Mary Ritter Beard
History has been conceived--and with high justification in the records--as the human struggle for civilization against barbarism in different ages and places, from the beginning of human societies.
In matters pertaining to the care of life there has been no marked gain over Greek and Roman antiquity.
Those who sit at the feast will continue to enjoy themselves even though the veil that separates them from the world of toiling reality below has been lifted by mass revolts and critics.
Unless one's philosophy is all-inclusive, nothing can be understood.
Viewed narrowly, all life is universal hunger and an expression of energy associated with it.
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