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A novel is never anything, but a philosophy put into images.
Books - Reading
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A sub-clerk in the post-office is the equal of a conqueror if consciousness is common to them.
Consciousness
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Alas after a certain age, every man is responsible for his own face.
Faces
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All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning.
Greatness
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At any street corner the feeling of absurdity can strike any man in the face.
Absurdity
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But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a person and life they lead.
Happiness
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By definition, a government has no conscience. Sometimes it has a policy, but nothing more.
Government
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Charm is a way of getting the answer yes without having asked any clear question.
Charm
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Culture: the cry of men in face of their destiny.
Culture
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Every act of rebellion expresses a nostalgia for innocence and an appeal to the essence of being.
Rebellion
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Every revolutionary ends up by becoming either an oppressor or a heretic.
Revolutions and Revolutionaries
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Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better.
Freedom
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God put self-pity by the side of despair like the cure by the side of the disease.
Pity
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In order to exist just once in the world, it is necessary never again to exist.
Existence
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In the depth of winter I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Potential
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Integrity has no need of rules.
Character
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It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.
Money
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It is a well-known fact that we always recognize our homeland when we are about to lose it.
Nationalities and Nationalism
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It is normal to give away a little of one's life in order not to lose it all.
Giving
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Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Dissatisfaction
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Man wants to live, but it is useless to hope that this desire will dictate all his actions.
Life, Lust For
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Men must live and create. Live to the point of tears.
Life and Living
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Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
Respectability
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One leader, one people, signifies one master and millions of slaves.
Totalitarianism
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Only a philosophy of eternity, in the world today, could justify non-violence.
Nonviolence
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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun