The Holy Roman Empire is neither Holy, nor Roman, nor an Empire.

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We never live

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The best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered by an occasional assassination.

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It is not sufficient to see and to know the beauty of a work. We must feel and be affected by it.

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He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is only wise.

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Society therefore is an ancient as the world.

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We are rarely proud when we are alone.

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Optimism is the madness of insisting that all is well when we are miserable.

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What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous.

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There are truths which are not for all men, nor for all times.

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Whoever serves his country well has no need of ancestors.

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No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking.

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It is an infantile superstition of the human spirit that virginity would be thought a virtue and not the barrier that separates ignorance from knowledge.

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