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Were I to buy this life of pleasure and this only chance at happiness with a few little dangers, where would be the harm? And woul ...
Hypocrisy repels me even in love, and our great women aim for too lofty a performance. Napoleon has given them some ideas of moral ...
I used to think of death ... like I suppose soldiers think of it: it was a possible thing that I could well avoid by my skill.
The pleasures and the cares of the luckiest ambition, even of limitless power, are nothing next to the intimate happiness that ten ...
Politics in a literary work, is like a gun shot in the middle of a concert, something vulgar, and however, something which is impo ...
This religion takes away the courage of thinking of unusual things and prohibits self-examination above all as the most egregious ...
War was then no longer this noble and unified outburst of souls in love with glory that he had imagined from Napoleon's proclamati ...
At a distance, we cannot conceive of the authority of a despot who knows all his subjects on sight.
Because one has little fear of shocking vanity in Italy, people adopt an intimate tone very quickly and discuss personal things.
The taste for freedom, the fashion and cult of happiness of the majority, that the nineteenth century is infatuated with was only ...
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