Man is not a circle with a single center; he is an ellipse with two focii. Facts are one, ideas are the other.
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But alas, if I have not maintained my victory, it is God's fault for not making man and the devil of equal strength.
Stupidity talks, vanity acts.
Man holds an angel in his power.
There is no such thing as a little country. The greatness of a people is no more determined by their numbers than the greatness of a man is by his height.
There is a sacred horror about everything grand. It is easy to admire mediocrity and hills; but whatever is too lofty, a genius as well as a mountain, an assembly as well as a masterpiece, seen too near, is appalling.
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