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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The man who does not know other languages, unless he is a man of genius, necessarily has deficiencies in his ideas.

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

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No one knows like a woman how to say things which are at once gentle and deep.

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

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The ode lives upon the ideal, the epic upon the grandiose, the drama upon the real.

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Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.

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When God desires to destroy a thing, he entrusts its destruction to the thing itself. Every bad institution of this world ends by suicide.

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What would be ugly in a garden constitutes beauty in a mountain.

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The wicked envy and hate

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The three great problems of this century

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

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The last resort of kings, the cannonball. The last resort of the people, the paving stone.

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