"When I wished to sing of love it turned to sorrow. And when I wished to sing of sorrow it was transformed for me into love."


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"When poverty comes in at the door, love flies out of the window."


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"I cannot believe in a God who wants to be praised all the time."


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"Do not wait for the Last Judgment. It takes place every day."


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"God helps those who help themselves."


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"When there are too many policemen, there can be no liberty. When there are too many soldiers, there can be no peace. When there are too many lawyers, there can be no justice."


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"There are worse things than being fat, and one of them is worrying about it all the time."


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"If you were the only person on earth, Christ would have still suffered and died for you."


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"The reward for work well done is the opportunity to do more."


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"Music is something that makes you feel, makes you think, and if you're really lucky, it makes you move."


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"We must always take risks. That is our destiny."


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"Success is a consequence and must not be a goal."

Gustave Flaubert
Gustave Flaubert "Pensées de Gustave Flaubert"

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"All war represents a failure of diplomacy."


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"Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go."


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"The universe is made of stories, not of atoms."


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"Fiction is the truth inside the lie."


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"When I disagree with a rational man, I let reality be our final arbiter; if I am right, he will learn; if I am wrong, I will; one of us will win, but both will profit."

Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand "Atlas Shrugged"

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"Don't gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver and gold."


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"A man is known by the books he reads, by the company he keeps, by the praise he gives, by his dress, by his tastes, by his distastes, by the stories he tells, by his gait, by the notion of his eye, by the look of his house, of his chamber; for nothing on earth is solitary but every thing hath affinities infinite."


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"When you lose, don't lose the lesson."


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"That is happiness; to be dissolved into something complete and great."


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"War is what happens when language fails."


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"The pleasure of those who injure you lies in your pain. Therefore they will suffer if you take away their pleasure by not feeling pain."

Tertullian
Tertullian "De patientia"

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"Sometimes I know that there is intelligent life on other planets because they haven't tried to contact us."


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"The machine does not isolate us from the great problems of nature but plunges us more deeply into them. "

Saint-Exupery-Antoine-de
Saint-Exupery-Antoine-de "Wind, Sand, and Stars"

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"There are some defeats more triumphant than victories."


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"No one means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous."


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"The only people to profit from the mistakes of others are biographers."


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"We must make the best of those ills which cannot be avoided."


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"Some things you don't need until they leave you; they're the things that you miss."


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"The most disadvantageous peace is better than the most just war."


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"If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, 'Thank You', that would suffice."


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"Optimists are badly informed pessimists."


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"I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love."


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"To an ordinary human being, love means nothing if it does not mean loving some people more than others."

George Orwell
George Orwell "Shooting an Elephant"

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"A legal kiss is never as good as a stolen one."


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"The path of least resistance is the path of the loser."


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"The girl with a future avoids a man with a past."


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"Truth is the most powerful thing in the world, since even fiction itself must be governed by it, and can only please by its resemblance."


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"Life was not a valuable gift, but death was. Life was a fever-dream made up of joys embittered by sorrows, pleasure poisoned by pain, a dream that was a nightmare-confusion of spasmodic and fleeting delights, ecstasies, exultations, happinesses, interspersed with long-drawn miseries, griefs, perils, horrors, disappointments, defeats, humiliations, and despairs - the heaviest curse devisable by divine ingenuity; but death was sweet, death was gentle, death was kind; death healed the bruised spirit and the broken heart, and gave them rest and forgetfulness; death was man's best friend; when man could endure life no longer, death came and set him free."

Mark Twain
Mark Twain "Letters From the Earth"

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"If there is such a phenomenon as absolute evil, it consists in treating another human being as a thing."

John Brunner
John Brunner "The Shockwave Rider"

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"It's good to have a short memory because it keeps life fresh."


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"The greatest tragedy is when man gives up what he wants most for what he wants now!"


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"The disastrous feature of our civilization is that it is far more developed materially than spiritually. Its balance is disturbed."


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"A faith is something you die for, a doctrine is something you kill for. There is all the difference in the world."


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"The heart, like the stomach, wants a varied diet."

Gustave Flaubert
Gustave Flaubert "Pensées de Gustave Flaubert"

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"Forgiveness is unlocking the door to set someone free and realising you were the prisoner!"


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"Resentment and anger are bad for your blood pressure and your digestion."


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