The more a race is governed by its passions, the less it has acquired the habit of cautious and reasoned argument, the more intense will be its love of music.
Quote by Stendhal
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To describe happiness is to diminish it.
A novel is a mirror carried along a main road.
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The first qualification for a historian is to have no ability to invent
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Mathematics allows for no hypocrisy and no vagueness.
Logic is neither an art nor a science but a dodge
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Even a very small degree of hope is enough to cause the birth of love.
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He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails...
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Our observation of nature must be diligent, our reflection profound, and our experiments exact. We...