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Be entirely tolerant or not at all follow the good path or the evil one. To stand at the crossroads requires more strength than you possess.
Be entirely tolerant or not at all; follow the good path or the evil one. To stand at the crossroads requires more strength than you possess.
Great genius takes shape by contact with another great genius, but, less by assimilation than by fiction.
If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin they would never have found time to conquer the world.
It must require an inordinate share of vanity and presumption, too, after enjoying so much that is good and beautiful on earth, to ask the Lord for immortality in addition to all.
The fundamental evil of the world arose from the fact that the good Lord has not created money enough.
The German is like the slave who, without chains, obeys his masters merest word, his very glance. The condition of servitude is inherent in him, in his very soul and worse than the physical is the spiritual slavery. The Germans must be set free from wit
The Romans would never have found time to conquer the world if they had been obliged first to learn Latin.
The same fact that Boccaccio offers in support of religion might be adduced in behalf of a republic: It exists in spite of its ministers.”
The weather-cock on the church spire, though made of iron, would soon be broken by the storm-wind if it did not understand the noble art of turning to every wind.
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