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The most passionate, consistent, extreme and implacable enemy of the Enlightenment and ... all forms of rationalism ... was Johann ...
I'm a Sunday School teacher, and I've always known that the structure of law is founded on the Christian ethic that you shall love ...
Reinhold Niebuhr observes that the sad duty of politics is to establish justice in a sinful world.
We are always on stage, even when we are stabbed in earnest at the end.
I'll know how to die with courage; that is easier than living.
We are only puppets, our strings are being pulled by unknown forces.
Murder begins where self-defense ends.
The strides of humanity are slow, they can only be counted in centuries.
We have not made the Revolution, the Revolution has made us.
Now you know Danton: in a few hours he will fall asleep in the arms of glory.
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