It is only through timidity that states are lost.
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There are truths which are not for all men, nor for all times.
Independence in the end is the fruit of injustice.
The secret of being tiresome is in telling everything.
It is said that God is always on the side of the heaviest battalions. On dit que Dieu est toujours pour les gros bataillons.
My life is a struggle.
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My great hope would be that Quebec would realize itself fully as a distinct part of Canada, and stay Canadian, bringing to Canada a part of its richness.
What usually happens in the educational process is that the faculties are dulled, overloaded, stuffed and paralyzed so that by the time most people are mature they have lost their innate capabilities.
R. Buckminster Fuller