The ode lives upon the ideal, the epic upon the grandiose, the drama upon the real.

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A great artist is a great man in a great child.

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What would be ugly in a garden constitutes beauty in a mountain.

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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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Religions do a useful thing: they narrow God to the limits of man. Philosophy replies by doing a necessary thing: it elevates man to the plane of God.

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The wicked envy and hate

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Many great actions are committed in small struggles.

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Joy's smile is much closer to tears than laughter.

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All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.

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Pain is as diverse as man. One suffers as one can.

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When dictatorship is a fact, revolution becomes a right.

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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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The ox suffers, the cart complains.

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