The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture, their amphitheaters, for wild beasts to fight in.

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Whoever serves his country well has no need of ancestors.

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Love has features which pierce all hearts, he wears a bandage which conceals the faults of those beloved. He has wings, he comes quickly and flies away the same.

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It is vain for the coward to flee

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We are rarely proud when we are alone.

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What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error

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

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What then do you call your soul? What idea have you of it? You cannot of yourselves, without revelation, admit the existence within you of anything but a power unknown to you of feeling and thinking.

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I am very fond of truth, but not at all of martyrdom.

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He who has not the spirit of this age, has all the misery of it.

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Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in Eternal awareness or Pure consciousness without objectification, knowing without thinking, merging finitude in infinity.

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The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man to error.

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To the living we owe respect, but to the dead we owe only the truth.

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