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The effect of power and publicity on all men is the aggravation of self, a sort of tumor that ends by killing the victim's sympathies.
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Henry Adams

Henry Brooks Adams (February 16, 1838 - March 27, 1918) was an American novelist, journalist, historian and academic

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