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The world is like Olympus - even a thief is accepted in it if he is also a god.

("Les Miserables")


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Genuflection before the idol or the dollar destroys the muscles which walk and the will that moves.
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Intelligence is the wife, imagination is the mistress, memory is the servant.
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The holy law of Jesus Christ governs our civilisation, but it does not yet permeate it.
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Most commonly revolt is born of material circumstances but insurrection is always a moral phenomenon. Revolt is Masaniello, who led the Neapolitan insurgents in 1647 but insurrection is Spartacus. Insurrection is a thing of the spirit, revolt is a thing of the stomach.
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What a great thing, to be loved! What a greater thing still, to love! The heart becomes heroic though passion…if no one loved, the sun would go out.
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