Methods of thought which claim to give the lead to our world in the name of revolution have become, in reality, ideologies of consent and not of rebellion.

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Those who weep for the happy periods which they encounter in history acknowledge what they want

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We rarely confide in those who are better than we are.

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Every revolutionary ends up either by becoming an oppressor or a heretic.

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For if there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.

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But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?

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The welfare of the people in particular has always been the alibi of tyrants.

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Blessed are the hearts that can bend

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Without work, all life goes rotten. But when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.

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To correct a natural indifference I was placed half-way between misery and the sun. Misery kept me from believing that all was well under the sun, and the sun taught me that history wasn't everything.

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I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.

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Without culture, and the relative freedom it implies, society, even when perfect, is but a jungle. This is why any authentic creation is a gift to the future.

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We get into the habit of living before acquiring the habit of thinking. In that race which daily hastens us towards death, the body maintains its irreparable lead.

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