To contemplate is to look at shadows.

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Everything being a constant carnival, there is no carnival left.

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Whenever a man's friends begin to compliment him about looking young, he may be sure that they think he is growing old.

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Virtue has a veil, vice a mask.

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Perseverance, secret of all triumphs.

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There is one spectacle grander than the sea, that is the sky

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When dictatorship is a fact, revolution becomes a right.

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

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The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.

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The learned man knows that he is ignorant.

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The brutalities of progress are called revolutions. When they are over we realize this: that the human race has been roughly handled, but that it has advanced.

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The ideal and the beautiful are identical

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One sees qualities at a distance and defects at close range.

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