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The French Revolution gave birth to no artists but only to a great journalist, Desmoulins, and to an under-the-counter writer, Sad ...
Absolute virtue is impossible and the republic of forgiveness leads, with implacable logic, to the republic of the guillotine.
Along the Paris streets, the death-carts rumble, hollow and harsh. Six tumbrils carry the day's wine to La Guillotine.
A belief is like a guillotine, just as heavy, just as light.
Communism is the opiate of the intellectuals [with] no cure except as a guillotine might be called a cure for dandruff.
The more I see of the moneyed classes, the more I understand the guillotine.
There's no such thing as life; or if there is,
It is faster than the weather, faster than
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What will be left of the power of example if it is proved that capital punishment has another power, and a very real one, which de ...
Man wants to live, but it is useless to hope that this desire will dictate all his actions.
To assert in any case that a man must be absolutely cut off from society because he is absolutely evil amounts to saying that soci ...
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