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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Many great actions are committed in small struggles.

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One can resist the invasion of an army but one cannot resist the invasion of ideas.

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Nations, like stars, are entitled to eclipse. All is well, provided the light returns and the eclipse does not become endless night. Dawn and resurrection are synonymous. The reappearance of the light is the same as the survival of the soul.

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There is nothing like a dream to create the future.

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Dear God! how beauty varies in nature and art. In a woman the flesh must be like marble

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There are fathers who do not love their children

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Joy's smile is much closer to tears than laughter.

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One is not idle because one is absorbed. There is both visible and invisible labor. To contemplate is to toil, to think is to do. The crossed arms work, the clasped hands act. The eyes upturned to Heaven are an act of creation.

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It is often necessary to know how to obey a woman in order sometimes to have the right to command her.

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Sorrow is a fruit. God does not make it grow on limbs too weak to bear it.

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Be as a bird perched on a frail branch that she feels bending beneath her, still she sings away all the same, knowing she has wings.

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Sublime upon sublime scarcely presents a contrast, and we need a little rest from everything, even the beautiful.

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