We used to wonder where war lived, what it was that made it so vile. And now we realize that we know where it lives... inside ourselves.

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The only real progress lies in learning to be wrong all alone.

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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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When you have really exhausted an experience you always reverence and love it.

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Note, besides, that it is no more immoral to directly rob citizens than to slip indirect taxes into the price of goods that they cannot do without.

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A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing.

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I know of only one duty, and that is to love.

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Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.

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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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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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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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Ah, mon cher, for anyone who is alone, without God and without a master, the weight of days is dreadful.

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How hard, how bitter it is to become a man!

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