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Ideas devour the ages as men are devoured by their passions. When man is cured, human nature will cure itself perhaps.
It is beyond a doubt that during the sixteenth century, and the years immediately preceding and following it, poisoning had been b ...
Peter the Hermit, Calvin, and Robespierre, sons of the same soil, at intervals of three centuries were, in a political sense, the ...
The questioning spirit is the rebellious spirit. A rebellion is always either a cloak to hide a prince, or the swaddling wrapper o ...
When Religion and Royalty are swept away, the people will attack the great, and after the great, they will fall upon the rich.
Political liberty, the peace of a nation, and science itself are gifts for which Fate demands a heavy tax in blood!
To those who have exhausted politics, nothing remains but abstract thought.
Our most bitter enemies are our own kith and kin.... Kings have no brothers, no sons, no mother!
Power is action; the electoral principle is discussion. No political action is possible when discussion is permanently established ...
The wisest among us is very lucky never to have met the woman, be she beautiful or ugly, intelligent or stupid, who could drive hi ...
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