Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.

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I am an intelligent river which has reflected successively all the banks before which it has flowed by meditating only on the images offered by those changing shores.

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There is nothing like a dream to create the future.

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It is most pleasant to commit a just action which is disagreeable to someone whom one does not like.

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Try as you will, you cannot annihilate that eternal relic of the human heart, love.

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Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters.

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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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The ox suffers, the cart complains.

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Genius: the superhuman in man.

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Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees.

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An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.

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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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Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause.

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