Society is a republic. When an individual tries to lift themselves above others, they are dragged down by the mass, either by ridicule or slander.

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Mankind is not a circle with a single center but an ellipse with two focal points of which facts are one and ideas the other.

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Genius: the superhuman in man.

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Strange to say, the luminous world is the invisible world

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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 beautiful has but one type, the ugly has a thousand.

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A war between Europeans is a civil war.

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

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The learned man knows that he is ignorant.

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He who opens a school door, closes a prison.

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The last resort of kings, the cannonball. The last resort of the people, the paving stone.

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An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come.

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The little people must be sacred to the big ones, and it is from the rights of the weak that the duty of the strong is comprised.

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