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To enlist the support of the people and of parliament, you only have to propose a profitable villainy.
Human life, old and young, takes place between hope and remembrance. The young man sees all the gates to his desires open, and the ...
What raises great poetry above all else--it is the entire person and also the entire world.
At certain times, men regard poetry merely as a bright flame, but to women it was, and always will be, a warm fire.
In early times, before the floods swept across the world, there was life, albeit odd, as one can see from the fossils of mammoth b ...
I understand the phrase "Honor the Women" all too well: the poet has probably a wife of his own, but he prefers to honor another.
When the theater gates open, a mob pours inside, and it is the poet's task to turn it into an audience.
Much as I honor the wisdom of the princess--there is something more dashing about a man.
Man lives two lives, woe, were it otherwise! One is seized by death, the other one, his honor, remains.
No one will stop to help you when you are in need, but everyone forces opinions upon you that you do not require.
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