He who opens a school door, closes a prison.

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The omnipotence of evil has never resulted in anything but fruitless efforts. Our thoughts always escape from whoever tries to smother them.

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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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Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.

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How did it happen that their lips came together? How does it happen that birds sing, that snow melts, that the rose unfolds, that the dawn whitens behind the stark shapes of trees on the quivering summit of the hill? A kiss, and all was said.

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To love is to act.

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Genius is a promontory jutting out into the infinite.

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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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A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.

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It is the end. But of what? The end of France? No. The end of kings? Yes.

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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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Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.

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Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones

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