Initiative is doing the right thing without being told.

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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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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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Virtue has a veil, vice a mask.

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There is a sacred horror about everything grand. It is easy to admire mediocrity and hills

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We see past time in a telescope and present time in a microscope. Hence the apparent enormities of the present.

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Despotism is a long crime.

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I am an intelligent river which has reflected successively all the banks before which it has flowed by meditating only on the images offered by those changing shores.

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

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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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I love all men who think, even those who think otherwise than myself.

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A creditor is worse than a slave-owner

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Prayer is an august avowal of ignorance.

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