The human soul has still greater need of the ideal than of the real. It is by the real that we exist

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By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.

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Thought is the labor of the intellect, reverie is its pleasure.

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Love is a portion of the soul itself, and it is of the same nature as the celestial breathing of the atmosphere of paradise.

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Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.

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Freedom in art, freedom in society, this is the double goal towards which all consistent and logical minds must strive.

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Be like the bird who, pausing in her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing she hath wings.

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The flesh is the surface of the unknown.

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The word is the Verb, and the Verb is God.

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To love is to act.

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A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.

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To love beauty is to see light.

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No one knows like a woman how to say things which are at once gentle and deep.

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