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Our true history is scarcely ever deciphered by others. The chief part of the drama is a monologue, or rather an intimate debate b ...
Mutual repect implies discretion and reserve even in love itself; it means preserving as much liberty as possible to those whose l ...
In every loving woman there is a priestess of the past--a pious guardian of some affection, of which the object has disappeared.
The philosopher is like a man fasting in the midst of universal intoxication. He alone perceives the illusion of which all creatur ...
Mozart has the classic purity of light and the blue ocean; Beethoven the romantic grandeur which belongs to the storms of air and ...
These pages reproduce me very imperfectly, and there are many things in me of which I find no trace in them. I suppose it is becau ...
Self-interest is but the survival of the animal in us. Humanity only begins for man with self-surrender.
The obscure only exists that it may cease to exist. In it lies the opportunity of all victory and all progress. Whether it call it ...
An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it contains.
If nationality is consent, the state is compulsion.
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