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He that teaches us anything which we knew not before is undoubtedly to be reverenced as a master.
There is a certain degree of temptation which will overcome any virtue. Now, in so far as you approach temptation to a man, you do him an injury; and, if he is overcome, you share his guilt.
The stage but echoes back the public voice. The drama's laws the drama's patrons give, For we that live to please, must please to live.
In traveling: a man must carry knowledge with him, if he would bring home knowledge.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
In order that all men may be taught to speak truth, it is necessary that all likewise should learn to hear it.
It is dangerous for mortal beauty, or terrestrial virtue, to be examined by too strong a light. The torch of Truth shows much that we cannot, and all that we would not, see.
If a sovereign oppresses his people to a great degree, they will rise and cut off his head. There is a remedy in human nature against tyranny that will keep us safe under every form of government.
The world will never be long without some good reason to hate the unhappy; their real faults are immediately detected; and if those are not sufficient to sink them into infamy, an additional weight of calumny will be superadded.
The most heterogeneous ideas are yoked by violence together.
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I have feelings too. I am still human. All I want is to be loved, for myself and for my talent.
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