"Man becomes man only by his intelligence, but he is man only by his heart."
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"The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings."
"Pure truth cannot be assimilated by the crowd; it must be communicated by contagion."
"Common sense is calculation applied to life."
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"Cleverness is serviceable for everything, sufficient for nothing."
"Will localizes us; thought universalizes us."
"Uncertainty is the refuge of hope."
"Sympathy is the first condition of criticism."
"Charm is the quality in others that makes us more satisfied with ourselves."
"It is not what he had, or even what he does which expresses the worth of a man, but what he is."
"So long as a person is capable of self-renewal they are a living being."
"Action is coarsened thought; thought becomes concrete, obscure, and unconscious."
"If nationality is consent, the state is compulsion."
"The only substance properly so called is the soul."
"Society lives by faith, and develops by science."
"Sacrifice, which is the passion of great souls, has never been the law of societies."
"To shun one's cross is to make it heavier."
"To depersonalize man is the dominant drift of our times."
"There is no respect for others without humility in one's self."
"We are never more discontented with others than when we are discontented with ourselves."
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