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Nothing is built on stone; all is built on sand, but we must build as if the sand were stone.


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Like all those possessing a library, Aurelian was aware that he was guilty of not knowing his in its entirety.
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To be immortal is commonplace; except for man, all creatures are immortal, for they are ignorant of death; what is divine, terrible, incomprehensible, is to know that one is immortal.
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To die for a religion is easier than to live it absolutely.
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Time is the substance from which I am made. Time is a river which carries me along, but I am the river; it is a tiger that devours me, but I am the tiger; it is a fire that consumes me, but I am the fire.
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Art always opts for the individual, the concrete; art is not Platonic.
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To fall in love is to create a religion that has a fallible god.
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