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

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Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.

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Evil. Mistrust those who rejoice at it even more than those who do it.

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The soul has illusions as the bird has wings: it is supported by them.

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Habit is the nursery of errors.

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I don't mind what Congress does, as long as they don't do it in the streets and frighten the horses.

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

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Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.

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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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Hope is the word which God has written on the brow of every man.

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Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?

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The wicked envy and hate

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Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.

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