No, happily that unjust prejudice is forgotten which made the son responsible for the father's actions. Review your life, Albert ...
Youth is a blossom whose fruit is love; happy is he who plucks it after watching it slowly ripen.
Be happy, noble heart, be blessed for all the good thou hast done and wilt do hereafter, and let my gratitude remain in obscurity like your good deeds.
The difference between treason and patriotism is only a matter of dates.
It is only the dead who do not return.
In every country where independence has taken the place of liberty, the first desire of a manly heart is to possess a weapon which at once renders him capable of defence or attack, and, by rendering its owner fearsome, makes him feared.
Weakened minds see everything through a black veil; the soul forms its own horizons; your soul is darkened, and consequently the sky of your future appears stormy and unpromising.
You who weep for pleasures fled, While dragging on a life of care, All your woes will melt in air, If to god your tears are shed, You who Weap!
Now I'd like someone to tell me there is no drama in real life!
All for one and one for all, united we stand divided we fall.
The friends that we have lost do not repose in the bosom of the earth, but are buried deep in our hearts, and it has been ordained that we may always be accompanied by them.
It was like the eve of a battle; the hearts beat, the eyes laughed, and they felft that the life they were perhaps going to lose, was after all, a good thing.
In politics, my dear fellow, you know, as well as I do, there are no men, but ideas - no feelings, but interests; in politics we do not kill a man, we only remove an obstacle, that is all.
We'll go where the air is pure, where all sounds are soothing, where, no matter how proud one may be, one feels humble and finds oneself small- in short, we'll go to the sea. I love the sea as one loves a mistress and I long for her when I haven't seen her for some time
Often we pass beside happiness without seeing it, without looking at it, or even if we have seen and looked at it, without recognizing it.
And now gentlemen, all for one, one for all - that is our motto, is it not?
Hatred is blind, anger is foolhardy, and he who pours out vengeance risks having to drink a bitter draft
The King! I thought him enough of a philosopher to realize that there is no such thing as murder in politics. You know as well as I do, my dear boy, that in politics there are no people, only ideas; no feelings, only interests. In politics, you don't kill a man, you remove an obstacle, that's all.
Monsieur Man-in-a-hurry, you can find me without running-ME, you understand?
It is not the tree that forsakes the flower, but the flower that forsakes the tree.
What I've loved most after you, is myself: that is, my dignity and that strength which made me superior to other men. That Strength was my life. You've broken it with a word, so I must die.
On what slender threads do life and fortune hang.
As and general rule,'he had once said,'people ask for advice only in order not to follow it; or, if they do follow it, in order to have someone to blame for giving it.'-Athos
He's right: They have to put madmen with madmen.
The wretched and the miserable should turn to their Savior first, yet they do not hope in Him until all other hope is exhausted.
My son, be worthy of your noble name, worthily borne by your ancestors for over five hundred years. Remember it's by courage, and courage alone, that a nobleman makes his way nowadays. Don't be afraid of opportunities, and seek out adventures. My son, all I have to give you is fifteen ecus, my horse, and the advice you've just heard. Make the most of these gifts, and have a long, happy life.
It is the infirmity of our nature always to believe ourselves much more unhappy than those who groan by our sides!
What tender threads do life and death hang.
For the happy man prayer is only a jumble of words, until the day when sorrow comes to explain to him the sublime language by means of which he speaks to God.
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