charles m. abbé de l'Épée quotes

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That faint semblance of Eden, the picnic in the greenwood.
Any appellative at all savouring of arbitrary rank is unsuitable to a man of liberal and catholic mind.
There are two things that seem to be at the bottom of our constitutions; one is a continual tendency towards politics; the other i ...
You seem to think that I am adapted to nothing but the sugar-plums of intellect and had better not try to digest anything stronger ...
No--is a term very frequently employed by the fair, when they mean everything else but a negative. Their yes is always yes; but th ...
The heart, like the stomach, wants a varied diet.
A superhuman will is needed in order to write, and I am only a man.
I have come to have the firm conviction that vanity is the basis of everything, and finally that what one calls conscience is only ...
Mediocrity cherishes rules; as for me, I hate them; I feel for them and for every restriction, corporation, caste, hierarchy, leve ...
Reality does not conform to the ideal, but confirms it.
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