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«It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness . . . it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair . . . in short, the period was so far like the present period . . . .»
«Our own epoch is determining, day by day, its own style. Our eyes, unhappily, are unable yet to discern it.»
«Architecture is the will of an epoch translated into space.»
«All epoch-making revolutionary events have been produced not by the written, but by the spoken word»
«It is not a pleasant epoch in one's life - the first forty eight hours at a large public school»
«In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs it is the rule.»
«Insanity in individuals is something rare, but in groups, parties, nations and epochs it is the rule»
«A good aphorism is too hard for the tooth of time, and is not worn away by all the centuries, although it serves as food for every epoch.»
«Constant revolutionizing of production distinguish the bourgeois epoch from all earlier ones. All fixed, fast-frozen relations, with their train of ancient and venerable prejudices are swept away, all new-formed ones become antiquated before they can ossify. All that is solid melts into air, all that is holy is profaned, and man is at last compelled to face with sober senses, his real conditions of life, and his relations with his kind.»
Author: Karl Marx
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, Swept Away
«In epochs when cash payment has become the sole nexus of man to man.»