Stupidity talks, vanity acts.

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As the purse is emptied, the heart is filled.

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Peace is the virtue of civilization. War is its crime.

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I put a Phrygian cap on the old dictionary.

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When dictatorship is a fact, revolution becomes a right.

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To be perfectly happy it does not suffice to possess happiness, it is necessary to have deserved it.

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There are fathers who do not love their children

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The drama is complete poetry. The ode and the epic contain it only in germ

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Nothing else in the world... not all the armies... is so powerful as an idea whose time has come.

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The learned man knows that he is ignorant.

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Nations, like stars, are entitled to eclipse. All is well, provided the light returns and the eclipse does not become endless night. Dawn and resurrection are synonymous. The reappearance of the light is the same as the survival of the soul.

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When grace is joined with wrinkles, it is adorable. There is an unspeakable dawn in happy old age.

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What is history? An echo of the past in the future

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