"The ultimate tendency of civilization is towards barbarism."
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"Children always turn to the light."
"In oratory the will must predominate."
"Purity is the feminine, truth the masculine of honor."
"Thought is the wind and knowledge the sail."
"The art of writing is the art of discovering what you believe."
"Strength was the virtue of paganism; obedience is the virtue of Christianity."
"Smiles are the language of love."
"The poetry from the eighteenth century was prose; the prose from the seventeenth century was poetry."
"Poetry is the key to the hieroglyphics of nature."
"Weak minds sink under prosperity as well as adversity; but strong and deep ones have two high tides."
"To those whose God is honor; only disgrace is a sin."
"Nothing is further than earth from heaven, and nothing is nearer than heaven to earth."
"No one but a fool is always right."
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