When Religion and Royalty are swept away, the people will attack the great, and after the great, they will fall upon the rich.

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The habits of life form the soul, and the soul forms the countenance.

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Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true.

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We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike. We are never as bad off or as happy as we say we are.

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Power is action

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It would be curious to know what leads a man to become a stationer rather than a baker, when he is no longer compelled, as among the Egyptians, to succeed to his father's craft.

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A grocer is attracted to his business by a magnetic force as great as the repulsion which renders it odious to artists.

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The duration of passion is proportionate with the original resistance of the woman.

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Bureaucracy is a giant mechanism operated by pygmies.

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Vocations which we wanted to pursue, but didn't, bleed, like colors, on the whole of our existence.

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It is easy to sit up and take notice, What is difficult is getting up and taking action.

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Our most bitter enemies are our own kith and kin. Kings have no brothers, no sons, no mother!

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Conscience is our unerring judge until we finally stifle it.

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